Az-Zahir (Abbasid caliph)
Az-Zahir or Al-Dhahir (1175 – 11 July 1226) (Arabic: الظاهر بأمر الله, romanized: Aẓ-Ẓāhir bi-Amr Allāh | in full: أبو النصر محمد الظاهر بأمر الله بن أحمد الناصر) was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 1225 to 1226. He succeeded his father Caliph Al-Nasir in the year 1225 as the thirty-fifth Abbasid Caliph.
|Aẓ-Ẓāhir bi-Amr Allāh |
الظاهر بأمر الله
|35th Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate|
Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad
|Reign||5 October 1225 – 10 July 1226|
|Died||10 July 1226 (aged 51)|
|Issue||Al-Mustansir Abu Ja‘far al-Mansur and Al-Mustansir Abu al-Qasim Ahmad|
Aẓ-Ẓāhir bi-Amr Allāh was the Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate in Baghdad. He was the son of an-Nasir, and was named as his successor in 1189. In his short reign, he lowered the taxes, and built a strong army to resist invasions. He died on 10 July 1226, nine months after his accession, and was succeeded by his son al-Mustansir.
He died at the age of 51, He ruled as Caliph for a short period of nine months.
Az-Zahir or Al-Dhahir
Cadet branch of the Banu HashimBorn: 1175 Died: 11 July 1226
|Sunni Islam titles|
| Caliph of Islam
5 October 1225 – 11 July 1226
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