|Biographical detail : ||The 12th Abbasid caliph. He came to the throne in 934. In 936 he appointed Imad-ud-daula as Amir-Ul-Umra.
He had great powers and his name was read in the Khutba at the great mosque of Baghdad. In 937 the great empire was shared thus:
* The cities of Basra, Kufa and the rest of the Arabian Iraq were considered the property of Amir-Ul-Umra. * Ali Ibn Boya possessed the country of Iran. * Persian Iraq obeyed Rukn-ud-Daula, the brother of Imdad-ud-Daula. * Diyar Baker, Dyar Modar and Mousal was under the domains of the Hamdanites. * Egypt and Syria were under Muhammad Ibn Taj, who was the Governor of those places. * Africa and Spain had already become independent. * Princes governed Sicily and Crete. * Khurasan and Mawraun-nahr were under the dominance of the Samanians. * Dilamities governed Tabristan, Georgia, Jurjan and Mazandaran. * Kirman was occupied by Abu Ali Muhammad Ibn Eylia al-Samani. * Bahrain, Yamama and Hajr were under the rule of Abu Tahir the Karmatian.
In this reduced state the Caliph continued till Halaku Khan took Baghdad in 1258 and brought an end to the Abbasid Empire.