Muhammad is the last prophet of the religion Islam who was Allah’s messenger in the spreading of His word. He was a man from Makkah who unified Arabia under the religion of Islam. Though non-Muslim consider him a man who was the founder of Islam, Quran teachings imply that he was the restorer of the monotheism faith of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Mosses, Jesus and other prophets. Micahel H. Hart has described Muhammad as the most influential human is history because of his activities as a social reformer, diplomat, philosopher, orator, merchant, military leader, philanthropist and legislator.
The name Muhammad means “praiseworthy”. Quran addresses him in second person as prophet, messenger, servant of God, announcer, witness, bearer of good things, warner, reminder, one who calls (Unto God), light and the light giving lamp. There are about 99 names of the prophet by which he has been addressed to in his life. Muhammad is also known by the name of “Ahmed”. According to Quran, Allah has singled out Muhammad as “Seal of the prophets”.