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Mansur, al-

[al-man-soo r] /ˈæl mænˈsʊər/
noun
1.
(ʿAbdullāh al-Mansūr) a.d. 712?–775, Arab caliph 754–775: founder of Baghdad 764.
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Mansur

/mænˈsʊə/
noun
1.
Abu Ja'far al- (ˈæbuː ˈdzæfə ˈæl). 712–75 ad, 2nd caliph of the Abbasid dynasty (754–75). He founded Baghdad (762) and made it the Islamic capital
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Mansur, al-

the second caliph of the 'Abbasid dynasty (754-775), generally regarded as the real founder of the 'Abbasid caliphate. He established the capital city at Baghdad (762-763).

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