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Ahmad Abu al-Abbas al-Mansur
Amir al-Muminin
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Reign 1578–1603
Coronation 1578
Born 1549
Birthplace Fes, Morocco
Died 25 August 1603
Place of death Outskirts of Fes, Morocco
Predecessor Abd al-Malik
Successor Zidan Abu Maali (in Marrakesh)
Abou Fares Abdallah (in Fes)
Children Zidan Abu Maali
Abou Fares Abdallah
Religious beliefs Islam

Ahmad al-Mansur (Arabic: أبو العباس أحمد المنصور , Ahmad Abu al-Abbas al-Mansur, also El-Mansour Eddahbi [the Golden], Arabic: أحمد المنصور الذهبي ; and Ahmed el-Mansour; 1549 in Fes – 25 August 1603, outskirts of Fes) was Sultan of the Saadi dynasty from 1578 to his death in 1603, the sixth and most famous of all rulers of the Saadis. Ahmad al-Mansur was an important figure in both Europe and Africa in the sixteenth century; his powerful army and strategic location made him an important power player in the late Renaissance period. He has been described as "a man of profound Islamic learning, a lover of books, calligraphy and mathematics, as well as a connoisseur of mystical texts and a lover of scholarly discussions."

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