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1. ali, cassius clay, cassius marcellus clay, muhammad ali

United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)

2. ali

the fourth caliph of Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites; he was a cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; after his assassination Islam was divided into Shiite and Sunnite sects

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?600–661 ad, fourth caliph of Islam (656–61 ad), considered the first caliph by the Shiites: cousin and son-in-law of Mohammed
2.  Mehemet Ali
3.  Muhammad Ali

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a.d. 600?-661; 4th caliph of Islam (656-661), considered the 1st caliph by the Shiites (see Shiite): son-in-law of Mohammed
2.  see Mehemet Ali
Muˈhammad (məˈhɑməd ) ; məhämˈəd) (born Cassius Marcellus Clay) 1942- ; U.S. boxer

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Muslim caliph (656-661) whose reign was marked by the division of Islam into Sunni and Shiite sects. This schism intensified after his assassination by members of a third Muslim sect.
American prizefighter who won the world heavyweight title in 1964, but was stripped of his title and banned from competing (1967-1970) as a result of his refusal to be inducted into the army during the Vietnam War. He later regained the title two more times (1974, 1978).

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