Nasr, Sultan of Granada

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Nasr (November 2, 1287 – November 16, 1322), full name Abu'l-Juyush Nasr, was a son of Muhammed II al-Faqih and the fourth Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula.

Like his brother and predecessor Muhammed III, he had a refined upbringing and education. He also studied astronomy. On March 14, 1309 he ascended the throne after his brother Muhammed III. He is credited with having constructed the Alhambra tower known as the Peinador de la Reina.


References[edit]

  • The Alhambra From the Ninth Century to Yusuf I (1354). vol. 1. Saqi Books, 1997.
Nasr, Sultan of Granada
Cadet branch of the Banu Khazraj
Born: 2 November 1287 Died: 16 November 1322
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Muhammed III
Sultan of Granada
1309–1314
Succeeded by
Ismail I