Mansa Musa: The Richest Man in the World by Jahdiel

  • In 1327, Musa hired the architect Abu Ishaq al-Sahili, who designed the Djinguereber Mosque in Timbuktu
  • Musa was also known for his powerful army, which conquered the Algerian City of Tlemcen
  • Mali was one of Africa’s great empires and had lots of natural resources
  • Mansa Musa was the tenth ruler of the Mali Empire, ascending to the throne in 1312
  • Musa was the only person in history to directly control the price of gold, and taxed mining. He put Mali on the map as a center of learning through his construction of important buildings.
  • In 1327, Musa hired the architect Abu Ishaq al-Sahili, who designed the Djinguereber Mosque in Timbuktu
  • Musa was also known for his powerful army, which conquered the Algerian City of Tlemcen
  • Mali was one of Africa’s great empires and had lots of natural resources
  • Mansa Musa was the tenth ruler of the Mali Empire, ascending to the throne in 1312
  • Musa was the only person in history to directly control the price of gold, and taxed mining. He put Mali on the map as a center of learning through his construction of important buildings.

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