721 BC – Born in Tus, Khorasan, in Iran, then under the rule of the Umayyad Caliphate.
– He began his career practising medicine, under the patronage of the Barmakid Vizir of Caliph Haroun al-Rashid.
776 BC – He was engaged in alchemy in Kufa.
803 BC – Jabir was placed under house arrest in Kufa.
– Jabir became an alchemist at the court of Caliph Harun al-Rashid, for whom he wrote the Kitab al-Zuhra.
815 BC – Geber died.