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Al-Mustakfi I (Cairo)

Al-Mustakfi I
المستكفي بالله
40th Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate
Abbasid Caliph in Cairo
Reign 20 January 1302 - February 1340
Predecessor Al-Hakim I
Successor al-Wathiq I
Born 23 March 1285
Died February 1340
Religion Islam

Al-Mustakfi I (Arabic: المستكفي بالله‎) was an Abbasid Caliph of Cairo, Egypt for the Mamluk Sultans between 1302 and 1340.


  • "Biography of Al-Mustakfi I" (in Arabic). Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. 


  • Garcin, Jean-Claude (1967). "Histoire, opposition, politique et piétisme traditionaliste dans le Ḥusn al Muḥādarat de Suyûti" [History, opposition, politics and traditionalistic pietism in Suyuti's Ḥusn al Muḥādarat] ( 
  • Holt, P. M. (1984). "Some Observations on the 'Abbāsid Caliphate of Cairo".  
Al-Mustakfi I
Cadet branch of the Banu Quraysh
Born: ? Died: 1340
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