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Events

Quran

609 - 632

The Quran is the holy book of Islam. Muslims believe that it was revealed by God in stages to the prophet, Muhammad, over 23 years. It's believed that these revelations began in 609 and concluded in 632, the year of Muhammad's death. The text was written after Muhammad's death by his companions. Some fragments have been dated back to the 8th century and even the 7th. The oldest existing copy of the full Quran is from the 9th century.

Muslims believe that the Quran contains the sacred word of God, and it's made to correct the errors in previous holy books such as the Old and New Testament.Muslims believe that the Quran contains the sacred word of God, and it's made to correct the errors in previous holy books such as the Old and New Testament.

Mohammad's first revelation

610

Muhammad claims to be a prophet.

Muhammad's Journey from Mecca to Medina

622

Separation between Shia and Sunni

632 - 900

The difference between Shia and Shunni. When Muhammad died, the Shia rose and were concerned who his successor will be. Even more separation cama between Shia and Shunni when Husayn died in 680.

Formation of Sunni Law School

800 - 899

Western Africa becomes Islamic

950 - 999

During this time Western Africa becomes Islamic, which was a key point of Islam becoming a world religion.

Ottoman Empire

1299 - 1923

Ottoman Empire was one of the longest lasting Empires of all time, and it was lead by Islam. This was extremely important for Islam, because as the Ottoman Empire expanded, so did Islam.

A good picture of the magnitude of the Ottoman empire.

Safavid Empire

1501 - 1722

An Islamic empire located in Iran.

Mughal Empire

1526 - 1857

Most of India and Pakistan were a part of the Mughal Empire. This time was a milestone for Islamic culture and architecture. The Mughals had a Hindu majority.

Formation of Islamic union

1912

This was a really important step for the religion of Islam, which modernized it.

9/11

2001

This was a terrorist a attack by a Muslim terrorist organisation al-Qaeda. They flew planes to the world trade center and the pentagon killing thousands. This created a lot of hate towards the Muslim community and most of US relationships with Middle-Eastern countries were tightened. The US also went to war against terrorist groups.