Martyrdom of Imam Ali: April 1, 2024, 21st Ramadan.

Son-in-law of Prophet Muhammad, first Imam for Shia.

Born September 15, 601, first male to accept Islam.

Fought in crucial battles, Battle of Uhud, Siffin.

Married Prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatima al-Zahra.

Assassinated by Kharijite in Kufa's Great Mosque, 661.

Rich legacy, teachings revered, final resting place in Najaf.