Al-Aḥnaf b. Qays

One of the senior Successors of the Companions. A noble and gentle scholar. He was born during the time of the Prophet, and later was one of the delegates who came to Umar during his Caliphate. He reported traditions from ʿUmar, Alī, ʿUthman, Ibn Masʿūd and others. He died in 67 or 72H.