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Who were the early Muslims who first believed in Islam and carried the Da'wa in Makkah?

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The Muslims who first believed in Islam and carried the da'wa in Mecca were the youth with a smaller number of elders amongst them.  Their names and ages were as follows:  1. Ali ibn Abi Talib (8 years old)  2. Zubayr ibn al-Awwam (8 years old)  3. Talhah ibn Ubaydullah (11 years old)  4. Al-Arqam ibn Abi al-Arqam (12 years old)  5. Abdullah ibn Mas'ud (14 years old)  6. Sa'id ibn Zayd (under twenty)  7. Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (17 years old)  8. Sa'ud ibn Rabi'ah (17 years old)  9. Ja'far ibn Abi Talib (18 years old)  10. Suhayb al-Rumi (under 20 years old)  11. Zayd ibn Harithah (about 20 years old)  12. Uthman ibn Affan (about 20 years old)  13. Tulayb ibn Umayr (about 20 years old)  14. Khabbab ibn al-Arrat (about 20 years old)  15. Amir ibn Fuhayrah (23 years old)  16. Mus'ab ibn Umayr (24 years old)  17. Al-Miqdad ibn al-Aswad (24 years old)  18. Abdullah ibn Jahsh (25 years old)  19. Umar ibn al-Khattab (26 years old)  20. Abu Ubaydah ibn al-Jarrah (27 years old)  21. Utbah ibn Ghazwan (27 years old)  22. Abu Hudhayfah ibn 'Utbah (30 years old)  23. Bilal ibn Rabah (about 30 years old)  24. Ayyash ibn Rabi'ah (about 30 years old)  25. Amir ibn Rabi'ah (about 30 years old)  26. Na'im ibn 'Abdullah (about 30 years old)  27. Uthman (30 years old)  28. Abdullah (17 years old)  29. Qudamah (19 years old)  30. Al-Saib (about 20, all four being sons of Maz'un ibn Habib)  31. Abu Salamah 'Abdullah ibn 'Abd al-Asad al-Makhzumi (about 30 years old)  32. Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Auf (about 30 years old)  33. Ammar ibn Yasir (between 30 and 40 years old)  34. Abu Bakr al-Siddiq (37 years old)  35. Hamzah ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib (42 years old)  36. 'Ubaydah ibn al-Harith (50 years old)

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