|Date of Pontificate||25th May 1606 . Duration of pontificate - about 38 years.|
|Date and Place of Birth||14th June 1595 (Nanakshahi calendar)at Guru-Ki-Wadali , district Amritsar.
||Guru Arjan Dev||Mother's Name
||Mata Ganga Devi||Wife's Name
||Bibi Damodari, Bibi Nanaki and Bibi Maha Devi||Children
||Five sons - Baba Gurditta (Mata Damodari), Baba Suraj Mal (Mata Maha Devi), Baba Ani Rai (Mata Damodari), Baba Atal Rai (Mata Maha Devi) & Guru Tegh Bahadur (Mata Nanaki)
and One daughter - Bibi Biro (Mata Damodari)||Date and place of death
||3rd March, 1644 at Kiratpur. Aged 49 years.||Special Comments
|| (i) He transformed the character of the Sikh Movement and martialized it as a precaution against future contingencies.
(ii) He put on two swords one signifying Miri (Temporal) and other Piri (Spiritual).
(iii) Constructed Akal Takhat (or Akal Bunga), a seat of authority in 1608 facing Harmandar Sahib at Amritsar in Panjab.
(iv) He founded Kiratpur City in the year 1628 in District Ropar in Panjab.|