Abd ar-Rahman IV

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Abd ar-Rahman IV Mortada (عبدالرحمن) was the Caliph of Cordoba in the Umayyad dynasty of the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia), succeeding Suleiman II, in 1018. That same year, he was murdered at Cadiz while fleeing from a battle in which he had been deserted by the very supporters which had brought him into power. His brief reign was similar to that of Abd ar-Rahman V Mostadir.

Abd ar-Rahman IV
Cadet branch of the Banu Quraish
Died: 1018
Preceded by
Suleiman II
Umayyad Leader Succeeded by
Abd Ar-Rahman V
Caliph of Cordoba
1018
Succeeded by
Ali