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A Chronological List of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.), his Daughter (A.S.)
& the Twelve Holy Imams (A.S.)


Please note: Where there are differences of opinion on the dates of birth or death, the most popular view has been quoted.
  Kunyah Name Father Name Title Date of Birth Date of Death Martyred by means of Place of burial
The Last Prophet of Allah Abu'l-Qasim Muhammad 'Abdullah Rasulu'l-Lah, Nabiyu'l-Lah, an-Nabi. 17th Rabi' I, in the Year of the Elephant. 8/25/570. 28th Safar, 11 AH. 5/25/632. Natural. Holy Medina, al-Munawwarah, Saudi Arabia.
  Umm Abiha Fatimah Muhammad az-Zahra', as-Siddiqah, al-Batul, Sayyidatu'n-Nisa 20th Jumada II, in the 5th Year after the declaration of Prophethood. 1/2/615. 3rd Jumada II, 11 AH. 8/26/632. Injured.
1st Imam Abu'l-Hasan, Abu'l-Hasanayn 'Ali Abu Talib Amir al-mu'minin, al-Wasi, al-Murtada. (Haydar) 13th Rajab, 10 yrs. before the declaration of the Prophethood. 5/25/600. 21st Ramadhan, 40 AH. 1/28/661. Sword -- while he was engaged in prayers. Holy an-Najaf, al-Ashraf, Iraq.
2nd Imam Abu Muhammad al-Hasan 'Ali al-Mujtaba, as-Sibt (al-Akbar) 15th Ramadhan, 3 AH. 3/1/625. 7th Safar, 50 AH. 3/6/670. Poison Holy Medina, Saudi Arabia.
3rd Imam Abu 'Abdillah al-Husayn 'Ali Sayyidu'sh-Shuhada', as-Sibt (al-Asghar) 3rd Sha'ban, 4 AH. 1/8/626. 10th Muharram, 61 AH. 10/10/680. Sword -- in the Battle of 'Ashura. Holy Karbala' (at-Taff), Iraq.
4th Imam Abu Muhammad 'Ali al-Husayn Zaynu'l-Abidin, Sayyidu's-Sajidin, as-Sajjad. 5th Sha'ban, 38 AH. 1/6/659. 25th Muharram, 94/95 AH. 10/31/712, 10/20/713. Poison Holy Medina, Saudi Arabia.
5th Imam Abu Ja'far Muhammad 'Ali al-Baqir 3rd Safar, 57 AH. 12/16/676. 7th Dhi'l-hijjah, 114 AH. 1/28/733. " "
6th Imam Abu 'Abdillah, Abu Musa Ja'far Muhammad as-Sadiq 17th Rabi' I, 83 AH. 4/20/702. 25th Shawwal, 148 AH. 12/14/765. " "
7th Imam Abu'l Hasan (al-Awwal = the First), Abu Ibrahim Musa Ja'far al-Kadhim, al-'Abd as-Salih, al-'Alim 7th Safar, 129 AH. 10/28/746. 25th Rajab, 183 AH. 9/1/799. " Holy al-Kazimiyyah, Iraq.
8th Imam Abu'l Hasan (ath-Thani = the Second) 'Ali Musa ar-Rida 11th Dhi'l-qi'dah, 148 AH. 12/29/765. 17th Safar, 203 AH. 8/24/818. " Holy Mash'had (Tus-Khurasan), Iran.
9th Imam Abu Ja'far (ath-Thani = the Second) Muhammad 'Ali at-Taqi, al-Jawad 10th Rajab, 195 AH. 4/8/811. 30th Dhi'l-qi'dah, 220 AH. 11/25/835. " Holy al-Kazimiyyah, Iraq.
10th Imam Abu'l Hasan (ath-Thalith = the Third) 'Ali Muhammad an-Naqi, al-Hadi 2nd Rajab, 212 AH. 9/27/827. 3rd Rajab, 254 AH. 6/28/868. " Holy Samarra' (Surra-man-ra'a), Iraq.
11th Imam Abu Muhammad al-Hasan 'Ali al-Askari 8th Rabi' II, 232 AH. 12/3/846. 8th Rabi' I, 260 AH. 1/1/874. " "
12th Imam Abu'l-Qasim Muhammad al-Hasan al-Mahdi, al-Qa'im, al-Hujjah, al-Gha'ib, Sahibu'z-Zaman, Sahibu'l Amr. 15th Sha'ban, 255 AH. 7/29/869. Still alive but in occultation - - - - - -