Who is imam hussain ?
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Name: Al-Husayn ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) Mother: Fatimah az-Zahra (a.s.), the daughter of the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.s.). Kunniyat (Patronymic): Abu 'Abdillah.
Laqab (Title): Al Sibt, Shahid-e-Karbala.
Birth: He was born in Madina in the month of Shaban in the year 4 A.H.
Martyrdom: He was martyred with his companions by the army of Yazid in the month of Muharram 61 A.H. His tomb is in Karbala, a town of Iraq.
Imam Hussain (PBUH) (Arabic: حسین ); sometimes spelled Hussein, was the son of Imam Ali (PBUH) (fourth Rashidun Caliph of Sunni , and first Imam of Shia Islam) and Lady Fatimah (PBUH) (daughter of the prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and the younger brother of Imam Hassan Mojtaba (PBUH). Imam Hussain (PBUH) is an important figure in Islam, as he is a member of the Ahl Al-Bayt (the household of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Ahl al-Kisa) as well as being the third Shia Imam.