Al-Wathiq II

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Al-Watiq II
الواثق بالله
46th Caliph of the Abbasid Dynasty
9th Abbasid Caliph in Cairo
ReignSeptember 1383 – 13 November 1386
PredecessorAl-Mutawakkil I
(Second Reign)
Died13 November 1386
FatherAl-Wathiq I

Al-Watiq II (Arabic: الواثق بالله‎) was an Abbasid Caliph of Cairo, Egypt for the Mamluk Sultans between 1383 and 1386.


  • Garcin, Jean-Claude (1967). "Histoire, opposition, politique et piétisme traditionaliste dans le Ḥusn al Muḥādarat de Suyûti" [History, opposition, politics and traditionalistic pietism in Suyuti's Ḥusn al Muḥādarat] (PDF). Annales Islamologiques (in French). Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale. 7: 33–90. Archived from the original (PDF, 14.62 MB) on 2011-07-24. Retrieved 2010-07-22.
  • Holt, P. M. (1984). "Some Observations on the 'Abbāsid Caliphate of Cairo". Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. University of London. 47 (3): 501–507. doi:10.1017/s0041977x00113710. JSTOR 618882.
Al-Wathiq II
Cadet branch of the Banu Quraysh
Born: ? Died: 1386
Sunni Islam titles
Preceded by
Al-Mutawakkil I
Caliph of Cairo
Succeeded by