Muhammad was orphaned and then brought up by his uncle. He remained illiterate during his lifetime.
Khadija is a widower who was wealthy. This wealth led to the freedom of Muhammed's spiritual discipline.
Rival groups in Yathrib (Medina) asked Muhammed to help solve property disputes. He left the city of Mecca because he was no longer safe. This exodus became known as "hijra," which marks the beginning of the Muslim calendar.
Muhammed goes back to Mecca because his new faith became so strong.
Muhammed forgave the people of Mecca, but destroyed their idols.
Dies at age 63 with no successors. His children died in their infancy.
Bakr died subsequently after a year of ruling.
Under his rule, Damascus, Jerusalem, and Egypt were conquered by the Muslims. 'Umar was killed in 644 by a Persian slave.
Under his campaign, Persia fell to the Muslims, as well as most of Asia Minor.
The death of 'Ali leads to the split between Muslim believe. Shi'ite and Sunni beliefs become separate
Believed to be where Muhammed ascended into heaven, the Islamic sanctuary is finished being built. It is the oldest surviving Islamic sanctuary, and holiest place in Islam after Mecca and Medina.
Iran tried to build a vision of a true Islamic state.
The plane crash into the World Trade centers swayed the worldview of Islam. It created a twisted interpretation and prejudice against Muslims. To this day the religion of Islam faces negative connotations.