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Al Muqtafi

Birth:1096

Death:1160

Abbasid Caliph. He came to the throne in 1136, and tried to strengthen his own position by taking advantage of the feuding of the Saljugis among themselves. In 1156 he agreed to recognise the Seljugi prince Sulaiman Shah as Sultan, provided he would let Muqtafi remained autonomous.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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