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Name:  Umar II
Brief biography:  Caliph of the Umayyad dynasty 717-720.
Nationality:  Arabic
Occupation:  Caliph
Date of birth:  682
Place of birth:  Medina
Period of rule:  717-720
Date of death:  720
Place of death:  Aleppo

Umar was Caliph from 717-720 (AH 99-101) and related to many other Caliphs before him. He was principally noted for his evangelism and piety, but was poisoned on the orders of disgruntled nobles.

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