Ali ibn Abi Talib Timeline

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601 CE: Ali ibn Abi Talib is born in Mecca.
 
610 CE: Ali ibn Abi Talib accepts Islam, and becomes one of the first Muslims.
 
619 CE: Both, Ali's father Abu Talib, and Prophet Muhammad's first wife Khadija pass away. The year is termed as the year of sorrow.
 
622 CE: Ali ibn Abi Talib stays behind during the Prophet Muhammad's hegira (migration to Mecca) to return the possessions of people entrusted to the Prophet.
 
 
656 CE - 661 CE: Ali ibn Abi Talib succeeds Uthman to become the fourth and final caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate.
 
 
656 CE - 661 CE: The murder of Caliph Uthman causes the eruption of the First Fitna (civil war). Muawiya surfaces as a major opposer of the Rashidun Caliphate.
 
656 CE: The Battle of the Camel.
 
657 CE: Battle of Siffin.
 
657 CE: Ali ibn Abi Talib moves his empire's capital to Kufa in Iraq.
 
 
659 CE: A peace treaty is signed between the Byzantine Empire and the Rashidun Caliphate.
 
661 CE: Caliph Ali is assassinated by the Kharijites.
 
 
670 CE: Hasan ibn Ali, Shia Islam's second imam (his father, Ali ibn Abi Talib, being the first imam), is poisoned to death.
 
 
680 CE: Husayn ibn Ali, Shia Islam's third imam, is beheaded by Yazid I's force at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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