Islamic Timeline


Birth of Muhammad

Approx. 570 AD

Muhammad was a prophet in Islam.

Death of Muhammad

632 AD

Muhammad was an important part of the Islam religion. His revelations formed the basis of Islam.

Ali was assassinated

661 AD

After this, lots of disagreement took place over leadership. This lead to Islam dividing into two divisions, Sunni and Shi’a.

Muslims invade Spain

711 AD

After the Muslims invaded Spain, they were defeated at the Battle of Tours.

Battle of Tours

732 AD

After this battle, the Muslims could no longer expand.

Mongols destroy Baghdad

1250 AD

After this takes place, Baghdad falls. This is important because Baghdad was the capital. Once the capital falls, the rest of an empire weakens.