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The Prophet's Birthday in Ethiopia

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Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.

Local names

NameLanguage
The Prophet's BirthdayEnglish
ምዋሊድAmharic
Mawlid an-Nabi (Geburtstag des Propheten)German

The Prophet's Birthday 2014

Monday, January 13, 2014

The Prophet's Birthday 2015

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Thursday, December 24, 2015
List of dates for other years

Sunni Muslims observe the Prophet Muhammed's (also known as Mohammed or Muhammad) birthday on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi' al-awwal, while Shi'a Muslims mark it on the 17th of this month. Muhammed is believed to be the last prophet.

Prophet's Birthday

The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.

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The Prophet's Birthday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
WedMay 142003The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SunMay 22004The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuApr 212005The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
TueApr 112006The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SatMar 312007The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuMar 202008The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
MonMar 92009The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
FriFeb 262010The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
WedFeb 162011The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SunFeb 52012The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuJan 242013The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
MonJan 132014The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SatJan 32015The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuDec 242015The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
MonDec 122016The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
FriDec 12017The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
WedNov 212018The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
SunNov 102019The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday
ThuOct 292020The Prophet's BirthdayPublic Holiday

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