BIOHIST By Elijah Hines

Background

  • Little is known about Musa's life prior to his ruling.
  • He succeeded his father, Abu Bakr II.

Achievements and Legacy

  • Pilgrimage to Mecca
  • Timbuktu
  • Mali Empire

Themes

Economics

  • Inflation
  • Gold

Political

  • Religion

Geography

  • Mansa Musa controlled the area in purple.
  • These are the various trade routes that Mansa Musa went on.
  • He died in 1337 in West Africa
  • Known for being one of the wealthiest people of all time.

Citations

Graft-Johnson, John Coleman de. "Musa I of Mali." Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., August 6, 2015, https://www.britannica.com/biography/Musa-I-of-Mali. Accessed 10 Apr. 2017.

"10 Major accomplishments of Mansa Musa." HealthResearchFunding.org, HealthResearchFunding, http://healthresearchfunding.org/10-major-accomplishments-of-mansa-musa/

"Musa, Mansa (1280-1337)." BlackPast.org, BlackPast, http://www.blackpast.org/gah/musa-mansa-1280-1337

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