Prophet Idrees (pbuh) was born 100 years after the death of Prophet Adam (pbuh). He was the great grandson of Prophet Sheeth (pbuh) and the great grandfather of Prophet Nuh (pbuh).
He was the first person to introduce the art of writing and the art of tailoring (stitching). He was the first man also to make weapons and explain the measuring of weights by balance. It was he who taught people the wonders of the planets in relation to the sun and instructed them to worship the creator (Allah).