|Abû Ja`far al-Mustansir bi-llah al-Mansûr ben az-Zâhir
ابو جعفر المستنسر باللہ المنصور بن الظاھر
|36th Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate
Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad
|Reign||1226 to 1242|
|Died||December 2, 1242|
Al-Mustansir Bi'llah (full name:Abû Ja`far al-Mustansir bi-llah al-Mansûr ben az-Zâhir Surname Al-Mustansir) was born in Baghdad on 1192. On his father's death in 1226 he has succeeded his father Az-Zahir as the thirty-sixth Abbasid caliph. Al-Mustansir died on December 2, 1242. His son Al-Musta'sim succeeded him as the caliph.
Mustansiriya Madrasah, was established in 1227 (or 1232/34 A.D. by some accounts) by the Abbasid Caliph Al-Mustansir and was one of the oldest universities in the world. Its building, located on the left bank of the Tigris River, survived the Mongol invasion and has been restored.
- Arabic : abū jaʿfar al-mustanṣir bi-llāh al-manṣūr ben aẓ-ẓāhir,
أبو جعفر المسنتصر بالله المنصور بن محمد الظاهر
- Arabic : Al-Mustanṣir, ar
- 6 Jumada ath-thani 640 A.H.
- This text is adapted from William Muir's public domain, The Caliphate: Its Rise, Decline, and Fall.
- Al-Maqrizi, Al Selouk Leme'refatt Dewall al-Melouk, Dar al-kotob, 1997.
Cadet branch of the Banu HashimBorn: 1192 Died: 1242
|Sunni Islam titles|
|Caliph of Islam