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Pope Urban II declares the First Crusade, 1095 CE

Today on the 27th of November in 1095 CE, Pope Urban II declared the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont. Pope Urban seeing an opportunity to reunite the Eastern and Western churches, called for a Truce of God among the rulers of Europe and urged th ...

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Ibn Arabi dies in Damascus

Today on the 16th of November in 1240 CE, famous Arab Andalusian Islamic scholar, theologian, philosopher, Sufi and poet Muhiy al-Din Ibn Arabi died in Damascus, Ayyubid dynasty (now in Syria). He was born in Spain on July 26, 1165 CE. Known as Mu ...

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Akbar the Great

October 15 in 1542, the 3rd Mughal Emperor Jalal al-Din Muhammad Akbar was born in Umerkot (now in the Sindh province of Pakistan). Akbar was the son of Humayun and the grandson of Babur who founded the Mughal Empire of India in 1526 CE. Akbar was des ...