Visual Timeline: Abu Bakr

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573 CE - 634 CE: Life of Abu Bakr, the first caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate.
622 CE: Muhammad undertakes the Hegira (Hijra), the migration from Mecca to Medina, establishing the start of the Islamic calendar.
625 CE: Battle of Uhud: Quraysh tribe defeats the Muslims.
629 CE: Battle of Mu'tah: Muslims attempt to capture the village east of the Jordan River from the Byzantine Empire to show their expanding dominance, resulting in a Muslim defeat.
632 CE: Muhammad dies in Medina, not clearly naming a successor to lead the Muslim people.
632 CE - 634 CE: Abu Bakr becomes the first caliph (successor to Muhammad) of the Rashidun Caliphate.
632 CE - 633 CE: Ridda Wars (Wars of Apostacy): re-unification of the Arabian Peninsula under the banner of Islam.
632 CE: Battle of Yamama: Musaylimah (the Arch Liar) is killed in battle.
634 CE: Battle of Ajnadayn: Muslim invasion of Syria.
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