campaign of tabuk

Campaign of Tabuk, October 26, 630

On October 26*, 630, the Prophet Muhammad set out on his last campaign for Tabuk after hearing about a Byzantine invasion of Medina led by emperor Heraclius.  According to PK Hitti, the expedition turned out to be a bloodless campaign. According ...

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan a short biography featured

Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, a short biography

On October 17, 1817, famous Muslim reformer, philosopher, modernist and the founder of the Aligarh Muslim University, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was born in Delhi during the reign of Mughal emperor Akbar II. Sir Syed is considered one of the most important figu ...

Razia Sultan Featured

Razia Sultan, A short biography

Razia Sultan was the first Muslim woman to rule India and the only woman to have sat on the throne of Delhi. She was the fifth ruler of the Mamluk Dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. She ruled from 1236 to 1240 for a period of 3 years, 6 months, and 6 days. ...