Death Of Imam Tirmidhi

Imam Tirmidhi died in Bugh on the 13 Rajab 279 A.H. at the age of seventy (To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return). Imam Tirmidhi was considered by the scholars to be Imam Bukhari's successor is distinct in the words of the traditionist 'Umar b. 'Alaq, "When Bukhari died he left no one in Khurasan who compared with Tirmidhi in knowledge, memory, piety and asceticism".