Al-Mutawakkil II

Al-Mutawakkil II

المتوكل على الله
15th Caliph of Cairo
Reign 8 April 1479 – 27 September 1497
Predecessor al-Mustanjid
Successor Al-Mustamsik
Born Cairo, Mamluk Sultanate now Egypt

Died 27 September 1497 (aged 81)

Cairo, Mamluk Sultanate now Egypt
Issue Al-Mustamsik
Father Ya'qub bin Al-Mutawakkil I
Mother Haj al-Malik
Religion Sunni Islam

Al-Mutawakkil II (Arabic: المتوكل على الله‎) was the fifteenth Caliph of Cairo for the Mamluk Sultanate between 1479 and 1497. His father, Ya'qub, was son of Al-Mutawakkil I.

His name was Abdul Aziz ibn Ya`qub ibn Muhammad. Al-Mutawakkil II and his mother is called Haji Malik, the daughter of one of the soldiers. He was loved between the private and the public because of the excellence of literature, ethics and humility, and a screen for each one.

When his uncle became ill, and his illness was entrusted to him after the office, when he died on the sixteenth of Muharram of 884. In 885 the prince led a campaign to the Turkmen. He met with the Emir of the State (the White Shah), defeated the Mamluks, captured the Yishpak and was killed on the shore of the Euphrates River. Then the Sultan "Qaitbay" reconciled with the Emirate (the White Shah). He was succeeded by Al-Mustamsik.

References [ edit ]

  • "Biography of Al-Mutawakkil II" (in Arabic). Archived from the original on 2008-06-11.

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Al-Mutawakkil II
Born: 1416  Died: 1497
Sunni Islam titles
Preceded by

Caliph of Cairo

Succeeded by


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