Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan
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Who is Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan?
Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan was the 5th Umayyad Caliph. He was born in Medina, Hejaz. `Abd al-Malik was a well-educated man and capable ruler, despite the many political problems that impeded his rule. The 14th-century Muslim historian Ibn Khaldun states: "`Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan is one of the greatest Arab and Muslim Caliphs. He followed in the footsteps of `Umar ibn al-Khattab, the Commander of the Believers, in regulating state affairs".
- also known as عبد الملك بن مروان الأموي القرشي, أبو الوليد, أبو الملوك, أبي الملوك, عبد الملك بن مروان بن الحكم بن أبي العاص بن أمية القرشي, 阿卜杜勒-馬利克·本·馬爾萬·本·哈卡姆
- born in (1370 years ago) in Medina, child of Marwan I and 'Aisha bint Mu'awiyah
- ethnicity: Arabs
- nationality: Umayyad Caliphate, Rashidun Caliphate
- religion: Islam
- profession: Politician
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- died on (1310 years ago) in Damascus
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Biographical Dictionary (1871)
by Ibn Khallikān
by the Omaiyide khalit, Abd al-Malik Ibn Marwan. Ibrahim ...
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