This Day in History: 1226-07-10

(10 July) The 35th Abbasid Caliph al-Zahir bi Amr Allah died in Baghdad at the age of 51. He succeeded his father Al-Nasir in the year 1225 and could only rule for 9 months. He was the 3rd last ruler of the dynasty before the Mongol sack of Baghdad in 1258.