Musa I of Mali

1280 - 1337

Musa I of Mali

Musa I (c. 1280 – c. 1337), or Mansa Musa, was the tenth Mansa, which translates to "sultan", "conqueror" or "emperor", of the wealthy West African Islamic Mali Empire. At the time of Musa's rise to the throne, the Mali Empire consisted of territory formerly belonging to the Ghana Empire in present-day southern Mauritania and in Melle (Mali) and the immediate surrounding areas. Musa held many titles, including "Emir of Melle", "Lord of the Mines of Wangara", "Conqueror of Ghanata" and at least a dozen others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Musa I of Mali has received more than 3,873,525 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 414th most popular politician.

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Among POLITICIANS, Musa I of Mali ranks 414 out of 14,801Before him are Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV of France, Neville Chamberlain, Theodosius II, Henry the Fowler, and Louis X of France. After him are Imre Nagy, Şehzade Bayezid, Yongle Emperor, Xanthippe, Charles III of Spain, and Frederick III, German Emperor.

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Among people born in 1280, Musa I of Mali ranks 2Before him is Pope Benedict XII. After him are Pietro Lorenzetti, Öljaitü, Birger, King of Sweden, Blanche of Anjou, Michael Shishman of Bulgaria, and John Koukouzelis. Among people deceased in 1337, Musa I of Mali ranks 2Before him is Giotto. After him are Frederick III of Sicily and William I, Count of Hainaut.

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Among people born in Mali, Musa I of Mali ranks 1 out of 34After him are Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (1945), Modibo Keïta (1915), Moussa Traoré (1936), Salif Keita (1949), Amadou Toumani Touré (1948), Ali Farka Touré (1939), Jean Tigana (1955), Alpha Oumar Konaré (1946), Sonni Ali (1464), Dioncounda Traoré (1942), and Amadou Hampâté Bâ (1900).

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