Abu Bakr

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  • 573

    Abu Bakr was born in Mecca around 573 CE

    Abu Bakr was born in Mecca around 573 CE
    Abu Bakr was born in Mecca aroun 573 CE, his parents are Uthman Abu Qahaba and Salma Umm-ul-Khair
  • Jan 1, 622

    Helping Muammad

    he helped protect Muhammad when he departed on the Hijra to Medina in 622
  • Jan 1, 622

    Fligt to Medina

    Muhammad also chose Abu Bakr as his only companion in his 622 flight to Medina
  • Jan 1, 632

    First Caliph not related to Muhammad

    First Caliph not related to Muhammad
    Muhammad asked Abu Bakr himself, If he could lead the public prayers during Muhammad'sillness. On Muhammad's death in 632, the Muslims of Medina accepted Abu Bakr as the first "deputy or successor of the Prophet of God," or caliph.
  • Jan 1, 634

    Citation

    English, Edward D. "Abu Bakr (caliph)." Encyclopedia of the Medieval World, vol. 1. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2005. Ancient and Medieval History Online. Facts On File, Inc. http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?
    ItemID=WE49&iPin=EMW0009&SingleRecord=True (accessed October 25, 2011).
  • Period:
    574
    to
    Jan 1, 631

    Abu Bakr Growing Up.

    As a young man, Abu Bakr became a cloth merchant and he traveled extensively in Arabia and neighboring lands in the Middle East, through which he gained both wealth and experience