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What type of person was Saladin?

What type of person was Saladin?

Saladin (1137/1138–1193) was a Muslim military and political leader who as sultan (or leader) led Islamic forces during the Crusades.

What happened to Saladin?

Saladin died in Damascus in 1193, having given away much of his personal wealth to his subjects. He is buried in a mausoleum adjacent to the Umayyad Mosque. Saladin has become a prominent figure in Muslim, Arab, Turkish and Kurdish culture, and has been described as the most famous Kurd in history.

When did Saladin die?

March 4, 1193
Saladin/Date of death

How did Saladin get ice?

As a teenager he joined the staff of his uncle, a high officer in the Egyptian army and when his uncle died Saladin succeeded him. When King Richard I of England came down with a fever, Saladin sent him peaches, pears and ice from the top of Mount Hermon, 100 miles away.

Did Richard the Lionheart die in battle?

He would never return to England, and continued fighting on and off in France for five years. In late March 1199, he laid siege to the castle at Châlus-Chabrol and was shot in the shoulder with an crossbow bolt. The wound turned gangrenous, and he died on 6 April 1199.

What happened to Guy de Lusignan?

Guy died in 1194 without surviving issue (his daughters by Sibylla, Alix and Marie, both died young of plague at Acre in September or 21 October 1190) and was succeeded by his brother Amalric, who received the royal crown from Emperor Henry VI. The House of Lusignan continued to rule the Kingdom of Cyprus until 1474.

When was Lusignan’s man born?

Guy of Lusignan/Date of birth

Why do lepers lose fingers?

Leprosy does not cause body parts to drop off, despite some people affected by leprosy missing fingers, toes or limbs. The loss of body parts is due to infection in injuries caused by lack of sensation in the hands and feet.

Who is most at risk for leprosy?

However, people whose immune systems are weakened from chronic disease (such as diabetes, HIV, AIDS, or heart disease) may be more likely to develop leprosy. This is because their immune systems are not strong enough to fight the bacteria. Children are more likely to develop leprosy than adults.

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