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Oldest Shabad In Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji


May 9, 2006
My friend asked me what the oldest shabad in Guru Granth Sahib Ji is. So I made a little timeline of contributors up to Guru Nanak and Bhai Mardana. Please correct any errors you may see here:

All dates are in CE.

Baba Farid: 1173-1266

Bhagat Sadhna: 1180

Bhagat Jaidev: ~1200

Bhagat Trilochan: 1269-??

Namdev: 1270-1350

Kabir: either 1398-1448 or 1440-1518

Ravidas: 1376 or 1450-1520

Bhagat Sain: 1400

Bhagat Pipa: 1425

Bhagat Baini: ~1450-~1550

Bhagat Ramanand: ~1450

Guru Nanak: 1469-1539
Bhai Mardana: 1459-1534​

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