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Nauman bin Thabit, also knows as 'Imam Abu Hanifa is the founder of Hanafi School of Law.

Birth[]

There are three different opinions regarding His date of birth.

  • He was born in 80 AH.
  • He was born in 70 AH.
  • He was born in 61 AH.

Family Tree[]

Imam Abu Hanifa was from a Persian Descent. His family tree is given as "Nauman bin Thabit bin Zutaa bin Maah"

Prediction[]

According to Jallaludin Suyuti, the following Hadith refereed to Imam Abu Hanifa.

If the Deen went to the chandelier, then a man from the people of Persia (or sons of Persia) will get it from their"
Esteemed Beloved Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ), Sahih Muslim:2546