BIOHIST By Elijah Hines


  • 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



  • Inflation
  • Gold


  • Religion


  • 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.


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