Complexion of Umar (Radiyallahu Anhu)

Q: What was the complexion of Umar (Radiyallahu Anhu)? Someone very recently told me that he was “black”. Is this true?

Bismillaah

A: This is not true.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)