Hishām ibn ʿUrwah (Arabic: هشام بن عروة‎, c. 680 – c. 763) was a prominent narrator of hadith, son of Urwah ibn al-Zubayr, grandson of Zubayr ibn al-Awwam and Asma bint Abu Bakr. In Medinah, his pupils included people as well known as Malik ibn Anas.[1]

Hisham ibn Urwa
Bornc. 680
Diedc. 763
EraMedieval era
RegionMuslim scholar

He was born in the year 61 A.H. (After Hijrah, c. 680) and died in the year 146 A.H. (c. 763)[2]

Early Islam scholarsEdit


  1. ^ a b Ayesha's Age
  2. ^ Ibn Hajar, Tahdhib, xi, 51: see also Al-Dhahabi, Mīzān al-I'tidāl.