The Tang Dynasty compared to the Islamic World

  • Period: Jan 1, 618 to Jan 1, 907

    Tang Dynasty

  • Period: Jan 1, 618 to Jan 1, 907

    Islamic World

  • Jan 1, 622

    Hijira

    Muhammad and followers flee to Medina.
    Islamic calendar begins.
  • Jan 1, 626

    Reign of Emperor Tang Taizong Began

  • Dec 2, 632

    Muhammad's Death

    Death of Muhammad. Abu Bakr chosen as caliph
  • Jan 1, 650

    Caliph Uthman has the Qur'an written down.

  • Jan 1, 690

    Wu Zetian proclaimed herself Empress of China

    Wu Zetian proclaimed herself the empress of China, changed the empire name to Zhou.
  • Jan 1, 712

    Emperor Tang Xuanzong Cam to Power

  • Jan 1, 732

    Muslim empire reaches its furthest extent.

    Muslim empire reaches its furthest extent. Battle of Tours prevents further advance northwards.
  • Jan 1, 755

    The Anshi Rebellion Began

    It ended in 763
  • Jan 1, 800

    Hadith

    Written collections of Hadith (sayings of the Prophet) are compiled. Sicily comes under Muslim rule.
  • Jan 1, 880

    Huang Chao captured Chang An

    Huang Chao captured Chang An, capital of the Tang Dynasty, and created the Daqi regime.