Abd ar-Rahman IV

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Abd ar-Rahman IV Mortada (Arabic: عبد الرحمن المرتضى‎, translit. ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān al-Murtaḍā) was the Caliph of Córdoba in the Umayyad dynasty in Al-Andalus, succeeding Sulayman ibn al-Hakam, 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
Sulayman ibn al-Hakam
Umayyad Leader Succeeded by
Abd ar-Rahman V
Caliph of Córdoba
1018
Succeeded by
Ali