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Name:  al-Amin
Brief biography:  Abbasid Caliph 193-198 AH (809-813 AD).
Nationality:  Abbasid
Occupation:  Caliph
Date of birth:  787
Place of birth:  Baghdad
Period of rule:  809-813
Date of death:  813
Place of death:  Baghdad

al-Amin succeeded his father, Harun ar-Rashid, in 193 AH (809 AD). His reign was marked by his rivalry and, ultimately, civil war (or fitna) with his brother, al-Mamun, which led to al-Amin's death in 198 AH (813 AD).

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