He was the fourth Caliph of the Muslims. He was the cousin of Prophet Muhammad [صلى الله عليه وسلم‎]. He had been given the title of “Baabul I’lm” or “Gate of Learning” by Rasulullah [صلى الله عليه وسلم‎]. He was also called “Asaadullah” or “Lion of Allah”
“Whoever has me for a master, ‘Ali is his master. O Allah, befriend the one who befriend him and oppose the one who opposes him.”- Prophet Muhammad [صلى الله عليه وسلم‎]