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Abu Yusuf Ya ʿqub al- Mansur

(c. 1160—1199)

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(c. 1160–1199), Almohad caliph.

Abu Yusuf Yaʿqub al-Mansur (“the Victorious”) became Almohad caliph in 1184 after his father’s death. His ambition to expand his Andalusian kingdom was thwarted by the ...

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