Name: Al-Mansur Ibn Abi Aamir
Name: Muhammad Ibn Abi Aamir
Birth: ABT 938 1
Death: 8 AUG 1002 1
Abu Aamir Muhammad Ibn Abdullah Ibn Abi Aamir, Al-Hajib Al-Mansur (c. 9 38 - August 8, 1002), better known as Almanzor, was the de facto rul er of Muslim Al-Andalus in the late 10th to early 11th centuries. His ru le marked the peak of power for Moorish Iberia.
e was born Muhammad Ibn Abi Aamir, into a noble Arab family from the ar ea of Algeciras. He arrived at the Court of Cordoba as a student studyi ng law and literature. He became manager of the estates of Prince Hisham I I.
In a few years he schemed his way from this humble position to considerab le heights of influence, eliminating his political rivals in the proces s. Caliph Al-Hakam II died in 976 and Ibn Abi Amir was instrumental in sec uring the succession of the young Hisham II, aged twelve, to the throne. A lmanzor had a great influence in Subh, ruler as mother the young Hisham I I. Two years later he became Hajib (a title similar to that of Grand Vizi er in the Muslim East), or Chancellor. During the following three yea rs he consolidated his power with the building of his new palace on the ou tskirts of Córdoba, al-Madina az-Zahira, while at the same time complete ly isolating the young Caliph, who became a virtual prisoner in Medina Aza hara.
Oneca García b: ABT 975 in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
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