Ibn Babawayh Abu Jafar Muhammad Ibn Abu Al Hasan
Ibn Babawayh was the author of one of the four books that were the basic authorities for the Ithna Ashari Shias. He contributed to many works, but only a few were extant, among them is Risalat al Itiqadat.
Ibn Babawayh was born in Kharasan he came to Baghdad in 966 during the Boyid dynasty because of their Shiite inclination.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin