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also A·ye·sha  (ä′ē-shä′) c. 611-678.
The favorite wife of Muhammad. She led an unsuccessful revolt against his successor, Ali.


(ˈɑːiːˌʃɑː) or


(Biography) ?613–678 ad, the favourite wife of Mohammed; daughter of Abu Bekr


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A.D. 613?–678, favorite wife of Muhammad.
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Aisha bint Abu Bakr reported, "When the last 10 [days of Ramadan] started, Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) would tighten his izr [he stayed away from his wives in order to have more time for worship], spend the whole night awake [in prayer] and wake up his family" (Al-Bukhree and Muslim).
I say to all Muslims that only al-Bukhari claimed that the Prophet married Aisha bint Abu Bakr when she was six and consummated the marriage when she was nine.
According to several people who attended the prayers, Asir criticized Shiites for insulting Aisha Bint Abu Bakr, known in history as the favorite wife of the Prophet Mohammad.