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  1. Al-Mustansir Bi'llah was born in Baghdad on 1192. On his father's death in 1226 he has succeeded his father Az-Zahir as the thirty-sixth Abbasid caliph. Al-Mustansir died on December 2, 1242. His son Al-Musta'sim succeeded him as the caliph.
    • also known as Abu 'Abd Allah
    • born in (823 years ago) in Baghdad, child of Az-Zahir
    • religion: Islam
    • parent of Al-Musta'sim
    • died on (773 years ago)
  2. Al-Mustansir was a member of the Abbasid house who, following the sack of Baghdad by the Mongols in 1258, was installed as Caliph in Cairo, Egypt by the Mamluk Sultans in 1261. He was sent with an army east to recover Baghdad, but was killed in a Mongol ambush in 1261, and was succeeded by his kinsman Al-Hakim I. The line of Cairo caliphs he founded lasted until the Ottoman conquest of Egypt in 1517, but they were little more than religious figureheads for the Mamluks.
    • also known as Al-Mustansir II.
    • died in (753 years ago)

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Druzes (2015)

by Samy Swayd

Al-Mustansir, however, eventually executed Mus'ab. See also APOSTATE, APOSTATES; PEOPLE OF APOSTASY (Ahl al-Riddah). MUSIC. Music education in schools was not central in Druze towns and villages until recent decades.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Islam (2003)

by Cyril Glassé, Huston Smith

Zahir 6 al- Mustansir \ 3' al-Musia'sim \ al-Mustansir ( Caliph under the MamIuks in.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary (1871)

by Aḥmad Ibn-Muḥammad Ibn-H̲allikān

Fourteen members of this family reigned, “ namely: al- Mahdi, al-Kziim , al-Mansur, al-Moizz , al-Aziz, al-Hakim, az-Zahir, “ al-Mustansir, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of the Muslim World (2011)

by Marshall Cavendish Reference

For the next few years al-Mustansir was allowed to live but was treated ...

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