Ibn ‘Abbaas related that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “The best women of paradise are Khadeejah bint Khuwaylid, Faatimah bint Muhammad, Maryam bint ‘Imraan, and Aasiyah bint Muzaahim, the wife of Pharaoh.” Collected by Ahmad, al-Haakim and at-Tabaraanee in al-Kabeer [S.J.S. 1135]. Mishkat Al-Masabih, vol. 2, no. 1361. FAATIMAH BINT MUHAMMAD: The youngest of the Prophet’s daughters. She married the Prophet’s cousin, ‘Alee ibn Abee Taalib, whose father raised Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) after the death of his parents and grandfather. She died in Madeenah in 633 CE, a few months after the Prophet’s death, leaving behind two sons, al-Hasan and al-Husayn, and two daughters, Zaynab and Umm Kulthoom.