Isma'il ibn Jafar

Isma'il ibn Jafar

Male 722 - 775  (53 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and 65 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Isma'il ibn Jafar  
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 719-722 
    Gender Male 
    Died 775 
    Buried Jannat al-Baqi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I78005  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Ja'far, 'as-Sadiq',   b. 20 Apr 702,   d. 14 Dec 765  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Fatima al-Hassan,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 8 siblings 
    Family ID F32233  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    +1. Mohammed ibn Ismail, 'ash-Shakir',   b. 746,   d. 27 Jul 809  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2000 
    Family ID F32229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • eldest son of Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq . Isma'il was an Imam of the Isma'ili branch of the Imami Shi'a . According to both Nizari and Mustaali he is the sixth Imam.
      Most Sh traditions acknowledge Ja'far al- thought his son, Ism ibn Ja'far "al-Mub would be heir to the Imamate . However, Ism predeceased his father.
      Some of the Sh claimed Ism had not died, but rather gone into occultation , but the proto-Ism group accepted his death and therefore that his eldest son, Mu?ammad ibn Isma'il , was now Im Mu remained in contact with this "Mub group, most of whom resided in Kufah .
      In contrast, most Twelvers believe that because of the death of the designated heir, Ja'far appointed Musá al-Kazim , another son, the new Im Musa was 28 years younger than Isma'il. This is the initial point of divergence between the proto-Twelvers and the proto-Ism This disagreement over the proper heir to Ja'far has been a point of contention between the two groups ever since.
      Some Twelver believe that Ismail was never given the nuss (designation of the Imamate), while others believe he was such as Al-Shaykh al-Saduq , however the designation was changed, called badah.

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