Top Biographies of the Prophet Muhammad

Who was Muhammad, the last prophet of Islam? These top biographies will help you learn more about his life, his message, and his legacy.

A complete and authoritative account of the life of the Prophet. Was awarded First Prize by the Muslim World League, at a 1979 literature competition for biographies of the Prophet, held in Mecca. The author is a resident scholar at the Center for the Services of the Prophet's Biography at the Islamic University in Madinah.

A leading biography of the Prophet Muhammad, the only one based on Arabic sources of the 8th and 9th centuries. Considered one of the best-documented and clearly written biographies of Muhammad in the English language.

Accessible and balanced biography of the Prophet Muhammad in English. From the author of "A History of God," "The Battle for God," and "Islam: A Short History."

Audio biography of the Prophet Muhammad, narrated by Yusuf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens). In addition to the concise life story of the Prophet, the recording includes recitation of the Qur'an, a beautiful rendition of the adhan, and Yusuf Islam's performance of the traditional song, Tala'a al-Badru 'Alayna.

Informative and entertaining look at the life of the Prophet Muhammad, aimed at younger readers. Fully illustrated, from Totem Books' "Introducing" series.