His father a Merchant died before he was born and his mother died later when he was six. Later on he managed a carvan business owned by a wealthy women named Kadija.
Muhammad often went by himself to the hills outside there city to pray and meditate. According to the Islamic teachings, something happened that changed his life for ever. An Angel appeared and spoke to Muhammad.
God had spoken to Muhammad through Angels and had made him a prophet. Muhammad continued reciving messages from God for the rest of his life.
Muhammad taught that there was only one God (Allah) which means God in Arabia. First they didn't like begin told to stop worshiping their God and Goddess.
Muhammad said that everyone who believed in "Allah" would become part of a community were rich and pour had to be equal.