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Muhammad and Aisha


Muhammad married Aisha when she was six years old and consummated the marriage while she remained pre-pubescent, aged just nine years old. Consequently, while following their prophet's example, Muslims throughout the world and throughout history have married girls as young six, and in modern times many Islamic states have set the minimum age of marriage for females to be six or nine years of age.

Sahih Bukhari 7:62:65
Narrated 'Aisha: that the Prophet married her when she was six years old and he consummated his marriage when she was nine years old. (read more)