Muhammad's Life

  • 570

    Muhammad is born

    Muhammad is born
    On the 26 of April in 570 Muhammad. He was born in Makkah. All his family were merchants.
  • Period: 570 to Dec 31, 632

    World History

    Muhammad's life from 570-632
  • 575

    Muhammad Becomes an Orphan

    Muhammad Becomes an Orphan
    When Muhammad was five his mother took him to Yathrib, to stay with relatives and visit his father's grave . On the journey back his mother became ill. His nurse took the orphaned boy and placed him in the protection of his grandfather.
  • 575

    Cerbonius Dies

    Cerbonius Dies
    Saint Cerbonius was a bishop of Populonia during the Barbarian invasions. Saint Gregory the Great praises him in Book XI of his Dialogues.
  • Dec 4, 600

    The Worlds Population Increases

    The population of the Earth rises to about 208 million people.
  • Dec 4, 610

    Muhammad Receives First Revelation

    Muhammad Receives First Revelation
    He began making long retreats to a mountain cave outside town. On one occasion, after a number of indistinct visionary experiences, Muhammad was visited by an overpowering presence and instructed to recite words of such beauty and force that he and others gradually attributed them to God.
  • Dec 2, 613

    Muhammad Reveals His Messages

    Muhammad finally began to reveal the messages he was receiving to his tribe. Muhammad's message was resolutely monotheistic.
  • Dec 4, 625

    Battle of Uhud

    Battle of Uhud
    The Battle of Uḥud was the second military encounter between the Meccans and the Muslims, preceded by the Battle of Badr in 624, where a small Muslim army had defeated the much larger Meccan army.
  • Dec 4, 626

    The Military Period

    Early skirmishes led to three major battles in the next three years. Of these the Muslims won the first lost the second, and outlasted the third, In March, 628, a treaty was signed between the two sides, which recognized the Muslims as a new force in Arabia and gave them freedom to move.
  • Dec 4, 630

    The Conquest of Mecca

    In January, 630, they marched on Mecca and were joined by a tribe after tribe along the way. They entered Mecca without bloodshed and the Meccans joined them.
  • Jun 8, 632

    Muhammad Dies

  • Muhammad Gets Married

    Khadija eventually proposed marriage to Muhammad. They became married in about 595. He was twenty-five and she was nearly forty.
  • Persia is Invaded

    Persia is Invaded
    Arabs, Khazars, and Turks invade Persia, but they are driven out
  • Augustine the Lesser to goes to England

    Augustine the Lesser to goes to England
    Pope Gregory orders Saint Augustine the Lesser to go to England and convert the inhabitants to Christianity.
  • New Bridge is Designed

    Iron-chain suspension bridge invented in China.
  • Mercian Kingdom is Founded

    Foundation of Mercian kingdom in England among the Anglo-Saxon tribes
  • First English Church

    Saint Augustine the Lesser lands in England and converts the kingdom of Kent to Christianity. He founds the first English church in Canterbury.