Emperor Mansa Musa – Biography

Emperor Mansa Musa

Emperor Mansa Musa – Musa I (c. 1280 – c. 1337) was the tenth Mansa, which translates as “King of Kings” or “Emperor”, of the wealthy Mali Empire. At the time of Musa’s rise to the throne, the Malian Empire consisted of territory formerly belonging to the Ghana Empire in present-day southern Mauritania and in Melle (Mali) and the immediate surrounding areas.

Musa held many titles, including Emir of Melle, Lord of the Mines of Wangara, Conqueror of Ghanata, and at least a dozen others. He is widely regarded as the richest human being in all history

This article is the biography of Emperor Mansa Musa