Was a prophet sent between Jesus and Muhammad (pbuh)?

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Was a prophet sent between Jesus and Muhammad (pbuh)?
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It is stated in the historical sources that no prophet was sent between Jesus and Muhammad. This period is called as interregnum.

Salman (ra) said,

"The interregnum between Jesus and Muhammad is 600 years." (Bukhari, Manaqibu'l-Ansar 53)

The meaning of the interregnum in the hadith is the period between these two prophets when no prophet was sent by Allah. There are some controversies about the number given by Salman: according to Qatada this period lasted 560 years. It is reported from Kalbi that it is 540. Some scholars said it had been 400 years.

(Prof. Dr. İbrahim Canan, Kütüb-i Sitte)

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