Birthdate: 0900 AD
Died: 0849 AD
9th-century B.C. prophet Elijah was from the northern kingdom of Israel and lived during King Ahab’s rule. He appears not just in the Bible, but also in the Quran, the Talmud, and several other religious texts. According to Kings, he defended the worship of Yahweh over the Canaanite god Baal.