Harun al-Rashid dies

Harun al-Rashid dies, March 24, 809 CE

On this day, 24 March 809 CE, the 5th Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid died because of an internal illness after ruling the vast empire for 23 years. He died at Tus in eastern Persia during an expedition to suppress a rebellion that had broken out in Samar ...

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List of Umayyad Dynasty Rulers, 661-750, 756-929

Umayyad Dynasty in Syria (661 – 750 CE) Muawiya bin Sufyan, 661 – 680 CEYazid bin Muawiya, 680 – 683 CEMuawiya bin Yazid or Muawiya II, 683 – 684 CEMarwan bin Hakam, 684 – 685 CEAbdul Malik bin Marwan, 685 – 705 CEWalid bin Abdul Malik or al-Walid I, ...