Timeline of Islamic history: 6th | 7th | 8th | 9th | 10th | 11th | 12th | 13th | 14th | 15th | 16th | 17th | 18th | 19th | 20th | 21st century

This timeline of Islamic history relates the Gregorian and Islamic calendars in the history of Islam. This timeline starts with the lifetime of Muhammad, which is believed by non- Muslims to be when Islam started,[1] though not by Muslims.[2][3][4]

Islamic Calendar

Muhammad and the Rashidun Caliphs
The Umayyad Caliphate, the Abbasid Caliphate and its fragmentation, the Mamluk Empire, the Delhi Sultanate
Regional empires and dynasties (Ottoman Empire, Safavid Empire, Mughal Empire)
The period of colonialism and postcolonial nation-states

Gregorian calendar

Main article: Islamic calendar

Islamic dates to Gregorian[5]

See also


  1. ^ Watt, William Montgomery (2003). Islam and the Integration of Society. Psychology Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-415-17587-6. Archived from the original on 2017-01-14.
  2. ^ Esposito, John (1998). Islam: The Straight Path (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. pp. 9, 12. ISBN 978-0-19-511234-4.
  3. ^ Esposito (2002b), pp. 4–5.
  4. ^ Peters, F.E. (2003). Islam: A Guide for Jews and Christians. Princeton University Press. p. 9. ISBN 0-691-11553-2.
  5. ^ "URDU CALENDAR – ISLAMIC – GREGORIAN". Archived from the original on 2012-12-25.