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Al-Musta'sim (Cairo)

Al-Musta'sim

المستعصم
8th Caliph of Cairo

(first period)
Reign 1377,

1386–1389
Predecessor Al-Mutawakkil I (1377)
Successor Al-Mutawakkil I (1377)
(second period)
Reign 1386–1389
Predecessor Al-Wathiq II (1386)
Successor Al-Mutawakkil I (1389)
Born unknown
Died 1389
Father Al-Wathiq I
Religion Sunni Islam

Al-Musta'sim (Arabic: المستعصم بالله‎), also known as al-Mu'tasim (Arabic: المعتصم باالله‎), was the eighth Caliph of Cairo under the tutelage of the Mamluk Sultanate. He served twice first in 1377, then again in 1386–1389.

Bibliography [ edit ]

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Al-Musta'sim (Cairo)
Born: ?  Died: 1389
Sunni Islam titles
Preceded by

Al-Mutawakkil I
Caliph of Cairo

1377
Succeeded by

Al-Mutawakkil I
Preceded by

Al-Wathiq II
Caliph of Cairo

1386–1389
Succeeded by

Al-Mutawakkil I



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