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Who is Alp Arslan?
Alp Arslan was the second Sultan of the Seljuk Empire and great-grandson of Seljuk, the eponymous founder of the dynasty. His real name was Muhammad bin Dawud Chaghri, and for his military prowess, personal valour, and fighting skills he obtained the name Alp Arslan, which means "Heroic Lion" in Turkish.
- also known as Diya ad-Din, Adud ad-Dawlah, Abu Shuja, Muhammad, Alp Arslan ibn Chaghri-Beg ibn Mikail ibn Seljuq ibn Duqaq
- born on (986 years ago), child of Chaghri Beg
- nationality: Seljuk Empire
- religion: Sunni Islam, Islam
- Marriage with Aka
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- died on (943 years ago) in Amu Darya of assassination
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by Ibn Khallikān
Alp Arslan, the son of the Sultan Mahmud, and surnamed al-Khafaji the Seljuk, was there with him. On Zinki's death, the chief men of the empire assembled, and with them the vizir Jamal ad-din Muhammad al-Ispahani, surnamed al-Jawad ( the ...
Kitab wafayat ala'yan. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary transl. by (Guillaume) b(aro)n Mac-Guckin de Slane (1845)
by 'Abu-l-'Abbas Sams-al-din 'Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ibn Hallikan, Guillaume baron Mac-Guckin de Slane
ALP ARSLAN AS-SALJUKI. Abu Shujaa Muhammad, the sou of Tcheghribek Dawud, the son of Mikayil, the son of Saljuk, the son of Dukak, surnamed Adud ad-Dawlat Alp Arslan (the arm of the empire, the hero lion), was the nephew of ...
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