The actual name was Abu Muhammad ibn Urwah ibn al-Zubayr al-Quraishi Awwam. He is one of the major tabi'in and one hadith memorized excellent.
He received hadith of az-Zubair his own father, of his brother Abdullah from his mother 'Asma bint Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, from his mother's sister Aisha, of Said bin Zaid bin Hizam Hakim, from Abu Hurayrah and from others.
Hadith narrated by Ata ', Ibn Abi Mulaikah, Salamahbin Abu Abdurahman, az-Zuhry, Umar bin Abdul Aziz, and five children namely Hisham Muhammad, Yahya, and Uthman Abdullah.
He is known to those who tsiqah and strong hapalannya, Ibn Shihab az-Zuhry said, "By Allah, we only learn one hadith rate of 2000 parts hadith".
While Muhammad bin Sa'ad said, "People who are most knowledgeable about the hadith hadith of Aisha there are three persons, namely: al-Qasim, 'Urwah and' Amrah".
He died in 94 H
Source:- Biography 'Urwah ibn Zubayr in the Tarikh al-khulafa, Tahdzibul Asthma An-Nawawi, Ibn Hajar Tahdheeb at Tahdheeb Asqalani.