Muhammad was born in Mecca in 570 AD. He was born into a powerful meccan family ,but was orphaned as a child.
Muhammad's early life
When Muhammad was in his early twenties he worked for a wealthy Meccan business woman named Khadija. Muhammad and Khadija were distant cousins.
They married in 595 A.D. ,so Muhammad Married Khadija when he was 25 and she was 40 years old! As the years passed Muhammad had 2 boys who died as infants, and four daughters.
A visit from Gabriel
You are the messenger of Allah
The Final Years
In 610 Muhammad was visited by an overpowering presence in the cave of Hira and wastold by Gabriel,the angel, that he was the prophet of Allah (arabic for god). It took several years to tell his family
In 622 Muhammad and his followers went to yathrib (Medina) where his father was buried. He stayed there for six years while the Muslim Community grew gradually.
In 630 A.D. Muhammad consolidated most of the Arabian peninsula under Islam. And in 632 Muhammad returned to Mecca to perform one last pilgrimage and tens of thousands joined him. After, he returned to Medina and three months later he passed away because of a brief illnes