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Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb - better known in the Western world as Saladin, was the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. A Muslim of Kurdish origin, Saladin led the Islamic opposition against the European Crusaders in the Levant. At the height of his power, his sultanate included Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, Yemen, and parts of North Africa.

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Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb, was the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. A Muslim of Kurdish[1][2][3] origin, Saladin led the Muslim opposition against the European Crusaders in the Levant. At the height of his power, his sultanate included Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, Yemen, and other parts of North Africa.

Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb, better known in the Western world as Saladin, was the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. Born: 1138, Tikrit Died: March 4, 1193, Damascus. Wikipedia

#Saladin, Arabic in full Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb (“Righteousness of the Faith, Joseph, Son of Job”), also called al-Malik al-Nāṣir Ṣalāḥ al-Dīn Yūsuf I (born 1137/38, Tikrīt, Mesopotamia [now in Iraq]—died March 4, 1193, Damascus [now in Syria]), Muslim sultan of Egypt, Syria, Yemen, and Palestine, founder of the Ayyūbid dynasty, and the most famous of Muslim heroes.

"Innermost coffin of Tutankhamen, from his tomb at Thebes, Egypt, Dynasty XVIII, Egyptian Museum, Cairo - classiquecom

Sculpture of Saladin in Cairo, Egypt. He was a great leader. The courage of a Lion and the heart of Thomas More

Saladin was a great Muslim warrior who made the history by defeating a huge army to win the Jerusalem. His laqab was Salah ad-Din. This great Muslim warrior was born in Mesopotamia in 1138 who is widely known among as the anti-hero to the Western people for his greatest victory of Jerusalem. Saladin left the world in 1193 after falling into a fever.

Saladin: His noble and chivalrous behavior was noted by Christian chroniclers, especially in the accounts of the Siege of Kerak, and despite being the nemesis of the Crusaders, he won the respect of many of them, including Richard the Lionheart; rather than becoming a hated figure in Europe, he became a celebrated example of the principles of chivalry. -wiki

Moat of Saladin's Castle, a Byzantine Castle once occupied by Crusaders, Syria, Lumiere colorfilm, circa 1934-1939.