Badr al-Din Baydara al-Mansuri was the na'ib al-saltana (viceroy) of the Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Khalil (r. 1290–1293)

Early lifeEdit

Baydara was a toddler or younger when he arrived in Cairo with his mother as captives from the Battle of Ain Jalut in 1260.[1]

CareerEdit

Baydara was appointed the governor of Upper Egypt, excluding the Fayyum oasis, in 1281 by Sultan Qalawun (r. 1271–1290).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mazor 2015, p. 54.
  2. ^ Sato 1997, p. 88.

BibliographyEdit

  • Mazor, Amir (2015). The Rise and Fall of a Muslim Regiment: The Manṣūriyya in the First Mamluk Sultanate, 678/1279–741/1341. Gottingen: Bonn University Press. ISBN 978-3-8471-0424-7.
  • Sato, Tsugitaka (1997). State and Rural Society in Medieval Islam: Sultans, Muqtaʻs, and Fallahun. Leiden, New York and Koln: Brill. ISBN 90-04-10649-9.