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Who is Al-Mutawakkil?
Al-Mutawakkil ʻAlā Allāh Jaʻfar ibn al-Muʻtasim was an Abbasid caliph who reigned in Samarra from 847 until 861. He succeeded his brother al-Wāthiq and is known for putting an end to the Mihna "ordeal", the Inquisition-like attempt by his predecessors to impose a single Mu'tazili version of Islam.
- also known as Al-Mutawakkil 'alā 'llāh
- born in (1194 years ago), child of Al-Mu'tasim
- religion: Islam
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- died on (1154 years ago)
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by Oliver Leaman
Al-Mutawakkil had entrusted the two sons of Musa ibn Shakir, Muhammad and Ahmad, with supervising the digging of a canal named al-Ja'fari. They delegated the work to alFarghani, thus deliberately ignoring a better engineer, Sind ibn 'Ali, ...
by Trudy Ring, Robert M. Salkin, Sharon La Boda
479 Muhammad al-Mutawakkil (sultan of Morocco), 47 1 National Cultural History and Open- Air Museum. Pretoria, South Africa,.
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