- 554–619 ad, the first wife of the Prophet Mohammed, regarded as the first convert to Islam
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He married a widow, Khadijah, and was singularly devoted to her until she died.Mohammad Was Not a Womanizer, and Other Common Misconceptions About Islam Debunked
Olga M. Davidson
September 13, 2012
Thus it came about that, of all living beings, Khadijah was Islam's first convert.
Khadijah, much upset, questioned him: 'O Father of Qasim, where wert thou?
Wishing someone to attend to some business affairs for her, Khadijah secured Mohammed's services.
It was not till the rich widow of Mecca, Khadijah, came into Mohammed's life that he began to make himself felt in the world.
His love for Khadijah, his first wife, was pure and constant; and his mother he always honored with a most devoted spirit.