Al-Zafir

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For the Arab tribe, see al-Zafir (tribe).

Abu Muhammad az-Zafir bi-amr Allah Isma'il ibn al-Hafiz (Arabic: أبو محمد الظافر بأمر الله إسماعيل بن الحافظ‎‎, February 1133 – March 1154), was a Fatimid caliph from 1149 to 1154, in Cairo.[1] son of Al-Hafiz, 12th Fatimid Caliph, died 1154 and was the 22nd Imam of the Hafizi Ismaili sect. Al Zafir was killed by his Vizier/Chief Minister who was called Abbas.

See also[edit]

Preceded by
Al-Hafiz
Fatimid Caliph
1149–1154
Succeeded by
Al-Faiz

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chronology of Islamic Egypt". www.ucl.ac.uk. Retrieved 2016-06-26.