Muhammad

Before Islam

Muhammad is Born

570

He is born in 570 A.D.

Grandfather Dies

578

His grandfather died in 578 A.D.

Marries Khadija

595

He married the wealthy woman Khadija in 595 A.D.

Vision of Gabriel

610

In 610 A.D., Muhammad has a vision of the angel Gabriel, who recited the word of God to him.

After Islam

Becomes Prophet

610

Muhammad becomes the prophet of the religion of Islam.

Fled Mecca

622

Muhammad and his followers fled from mecca to go to the city of Medina

Returned to Mecca

629

Muhammad and his followers returned to the city of Mecca.

Took Over Mecca

630

Muhammad and his followers took over the city of Mecca, and made the Kaaba a shrine to only one god.

Muhammad Dies

632

When Muhammad died in 632 A.D. they appointed Abu Bakr to succeed him.