Encyclopedia > Mansa Musa

  Article Content

Mansa Musa

Mansa Musa was a grandson of warrior king Sundiata. Sundiata founded the Mali Empire in the 13th century.

Mansa Musa is most remembered for his fabled hajj. It is said that Mansa Musa had so much gold with him when he went on his hajj, that when he gave it as charity in Cairo, the value of gold dropped dramatically for 12 years.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Springs, New York

... 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.08. In the town the population is spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, ...

This page was created in 37 ms