Abu Bakr Timeline

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  • 573 CE - 634 CE
    Life of Abu Bakr, the first caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate.
  • 622 CE
    Muhammad undertakes the Hegira (Hijra), the migration from Mecca to Medina, establishing the start of the Islamic calendar.
  • 625 CE
    Battle of Uhud: Quraysh tribe defeats the Muslims.
  • 629 CE
    Battle of Mu'tah: Muslims attempt to capture the village east of the Jordan River from the Byzantine Empire to show their expanding dominance, resulting in a Muslim defeat.
  • 632 CE
    Muhammad dies in Medina, not clearly naming a successor to lead the Muslim people.
  • 632 CE - 634 CE
    Abu Bakr becomes the first caliph (successor to Muhammad) of the Rashidun Caliphate.
  • 632 CE - 633 CE
    Ridda Wars (Wars of Apostacy): re-unification of the Arabian Peninsula under the banner of Islam.
  • 633 CE
    Battle of Yamama: Musaylimah (the Arch Liar) is killed in battle.
  • 634 CE
    Battle of Ajnadayn: Muslim invasion of Syria.

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573 CE - 634 CE: Life of Abu Bakr, the first caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate.
 
 
622 CE: Muhammad undertakes the Hegira (Hijra), the migration from Mecca to Medina, establishing the start of the Islamic calendar.
 
 
625 CE: Battle of Uhud: Quraysh tribe defeats the Muslims.
 
 
629 CE: Battle of Mu'tah: Muslims attempt to capture the village east of the Jordan River from the Byzantine Empire to show their expanding dominance, resulting in a Muslim defeat.
 
 
632 CE: Muhammad dies in Medina, not clearly naming a successor to lead the Muslim people.
 
 
632 CE - 634 CE: Abu Bakr becomes the first caliph (successor to Muhammad) of the Rashidun Caliphate.
 
632 CE - 633 CE: Ridda Wars (Wars of Apostacy): re-unification of the Arabian Peninsula under the banner of Islam.
 
633 CE: Battle of Yamama: Musaylimah (the Arch Liar) is killed in battle.
 
634 CE: Battle of Ajnadayn: Muslim invasion of Syria.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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