Al-Adil II

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Saif ad-Dīn al-Malik al-ʿĀdil Abū Bakr b. Nāṣir ad-Dīn Muḥammad (Arabic: ‏سيف الدين الملك العادل أبو بكر بن ناصر الدين محمد‎, known simply as al-Adil II) (c. 1221 – 9 February 1248) was the Ayyubid sultan of Egypt from 1238 to 1240. He was a Kurdish Ruler.

When his father al-Kamil, nephew of Saladin, died in 1238, al-Adil II followed him somewhat unprepared. When the country plunged into anarchy, his exiled half-brother, as-Salih Ayyub, seized the opportunity and deposed him. Al-Adil died in prison eight years later.

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
al-Kamil
Sultan of Egypt
1238–1240
Succeeded by
As-Salih Ayyub