Muhammad timeline


Muhammad (pbuh) was born

570 AD

His father had died before he was born, and his mother had died shortly after he was born. He went to live with his uncle.

The vision

610 CE

Muhammad (pbuh) went to the cave at Mount Hira, near Mecca to think. He had a vision in which the angel Gabriel recited the word of GOD to him.

The fled from Mecca

622 CE

Muhammad (pbuh) and his followers fled from Mecca to the city of Medina

The return to Mecca

629 CE

Muhammad (pbuh) and a small army of his followers returned to Mecca

Taken over

630 CE

Muhammad (pbuh) and the followers had taken over Mecca, and made Kaaba ('cube') a shrine to the one GOD

Muhammeds (pbuh) death

632 CE

Muhammad (pbuh) had died, the Muslim leaders chose Abu Bakr; the prophet's first convert outside his own family; to be succeed him.