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Abu Abd Allah al-Burtuqali Muhammad ibn Muhammad

Muhammad al-Burtuqali, Muhammad al-Burtuqali, (full name Abu Abd Allah al-Burtuqali Muhammad ibn Muhammad, Arabic : أبو عبد الله محمد البرتقالي) succeeded his father Abu Abd Allah al-Sheikh Muhammad ibn Yahya to become the second Wattasid Sultan in 1504. He died in 1526 and was succeeded by his son Abu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad.

Muhammad al-Burtuqali or Muhammad al-Bortogali
Sultan
Muhammad al-Burtugali coin.jpg
Silver coins minted during the reign of Muhammad al-Burtuqali
Reign1504-1526
SuccessorAbu al-Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad
Born1464
Died1526
DynastyWattasid
FatherAbu Abd Allah al-Sheikh Muhammad ibn Yahya
ReligionSunni Islam

Muhammad al-Burtuqali earned the nickname of Al-Bortogali after being held as a hostage for seven years by the Portuguese.[1]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ 1968-, Lalami, Laila, (2014). The Moor's account (Simon & Schuster Canada ed.). New York: Simon & Schuster Canada. p. 55. ISBN 1476794103. OCLC 892506591.