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644 CE - 656 CE: 'Uthman ibn 'Affan succeeds Umar to become the third caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate.
 
 
649 CE: The Rashidun Caliphate attacks Byzantine Cyprus.
 
 
650 CE: Uthman orders the establishment of one "true" Quran while destroying the others.
 
651 CE: Arab Rashidun Caliphate conquers the Sasanian Empire.
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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