Life of Muhammad (pbuh)

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Birth

570

Muhammad (Pbuh) was born

Hegira

622 - 629

Muhammad (pbuh) and a small band of followers fled from Mecca to Medina in 622 and returned in 629.

Dies

632

Muhammad (pbuh) died. Muslims chose Abu Bakr to succeed Muhammad (pbuh), Abu became the first caliph.

Before islam

Grandfather dies

578

Muhammad's grandfather dies and moves in with his uncle.

Marries Khadija

595

Muhammad (pbuh) married Khadija when he was 25. They had several sons and daughters with Fatima as thier best known.

Becomes the Prophet

610

Muhammad (pbuh) went to a cave called mount Hira to ponder. While meditating Gabrielle recited to him the word of god (the Koran).

After Islam

Islam was small

620

By 620 A.D Muhammad (pbuh) only had about 100 followers.

Muhammad (pbuh) controls

630 - 632

Muhammad (pbuh) took over Mecca and made Kaaba a shrine to one god. He also organized an army to defend Islam with more than 10 000 people.

The Koran

633

Muhammads Chief clerk gathered his revelations into the Koran.