The courageous soldier and tiger of Islam Sultan Yusuf Salahuddin Ayyubi was born in Tikrit Fortress of Iraq on ( Hijri), he was the son. Biography of Salahuddin Ayyubi – Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb (Arabic: صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب , Kurdish: سەلا. Salahuddin Al-Ayubi ( – AD) was born of Kurdish family in Tikrit ( km northwest of Baghdad) near the river Tigris in M. His childhood was spent.

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In early April, without waiting for Nasir al-Din, Saladin and Taqi al-Din commenced their advance against the coalition, marching eastward to Ras al-Ein unhindered. Continue to app Rating: The city was held by Surhak, a “minor mamluk. The Battle of Hama did not end the contest for power between the Ayyubids and the Zengids, with the final confrontation occurring in the spring of Salahuddin Ayyubi, popularly known in the West as Saladin, was a courageous and brilliant Muslim leader during the 12 th century.

On 13 Aprilthe Zengid troops marched to attack his forces, but soon found themselves surrounded by Saladin’s Ayyubid veterans, who crushed them. Crusader attacks sakahuddin further responses by Saladin.

While transporting these goods to Damascus, Saladin took the opportunity to ravage the Crusader countryside.

Nur al-Din asked Saladin to mediate the issue, but Arslan refused. Same year in May Noor ad-din Zangi was given poison. Saladin’s successes alarmed Saif al-Din.

Imad ad-Din wrote that after the brief mourning period for Shirkuh, during which “opinions differed”, salauuddin Zengid emirs decided upon Saladin and forced the caliph sapahuddin “invest him as vizier”.

Before he could move, however, there were a number of administrative details to be settled. The armies of Saladin engaged in combat with the army of King Richard at the Battle of Arsuf on 7 Septemberat which Saladin’s forces suffered heavy losses and were forced to withdraw.


Richard once praised Saladin as a great prince, saying that he was without doubt the greatest and most powerful leader in the Islamic world. Biograpuy joined the military as a young man and was ably trained by his uncle Asad-al-Din Shirkoh, a commander of the Zengid Dynasty. After the treaty, Saladin and Richard sent each other biogrraphy gifts as tokens of respect but never met face to face.

The Abbasid dynasty descended from Al-Zahir Dawud, whom Imad listed eighth, is recorded as being his twelfth son in a letter written by Saladin’s minister. The agreement was read out through the streets of Jerusalem so that everyone might within forty days provide for himself and pay to Saladin the agreed tribute for his freedom. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

According to Jonathan Riley-SmithScott’s portrayal of Saladin was ayyubi of a “modern [19th-century] liberal European gentlemen, beside whom medieval Westerners would always have ayubo a poor showing”.

At last Richard agreed to demolish the fortifications of Ascalon, while Saladin agreed to recognize Crusader control of the Palestinian coast from Tyre to Jaffa. Izz al-Din was welcomed in Aleppo, but possessing it and Mosul put too great of a strain on his abilities.

History is full of his greatest achievements, but here, we are highlighting his two major achievements that are recognized not only by Muslim world but his enemies. He defeated and decimated large numbers of the Crusaders in the decisive Battle of Hattin in July, When the Crusader force—reckoned to be the largest the kingdom ever produced from its own resources, but still outmatched by the Muslims—advanced, the Ayyubids unexpectedly moved down the stream of Ain Jalut.

When Saladin received its surrender, he proceeded to arrange the defense of Harim from the Crusaders. Indeed, he was the epitome of a true hero and a devoted Muslim. In response, Salahuddin built a fleet of 30 galleys to attack Beirut in Ayyub provided ferries for the army and gave them refuge in Tikrit. Because droughts and bad harvests hampered his commissariatSaladin agreed to a truce. Saladin’s intimates accused Majd al-Din of misappropriating the revenues of Zabid, but Saladin himself believed there was no evidence to back the allegations.


It was finally agreed that Arslan’s daughter would be sent away for a year and if Nur al-Din failed to comply, Saladin would move to abandon his support for him.

Salahuddin Ayyubi, the great warrior of Islam

Saladin attacked the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem inand after three months of fighting he gained control of the city. Just click the green Download button above to start. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on They went first to Tripoli, then to Antioch.

Saladin was oc to resign, and for the first time can feel overthrew invincibilty Crusader Sholahuddin. Tyreon the coast of modern-day Lebanonwas the last major Crusader city that was not captured by Salahhddin forces.

When the treaty was concluded, the younger sister of as-Salih came to Saladin and requested the return of the Fortress of A’zaz; he complied and escorted her back to the gates of Aleppo with numerous presents.

He never spoke badly about anyone and never allowed anyone to do so in his presence.

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InShawar was reportedly assassinated by Saladin, and Shirkuh died later that year. Views Read View source View history.

King Naji was send in captivation by Ayyubi who latter died in jail. For other uses see Saladin disambiguation. As the Crusaders hurried down to attack the Muslim forces, they fell into disorder, with the infantry falling behind. Until after Din died inSalih Ismail disputed lineage the right to the caliphate in Egypt.