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Tomumbelus - Al Achraf Tuman Bay
1477 - 1517

Al Achraf Tuman Bay, known as Tomumbelus - Engraving by Nicolas Clerck reproduced and restored by © Norbert Pousseur

Tomumbelus, sultan of Syria and Egypt, strangled on April 13, 1517 by Selim..

It is in fact (text from Wikipedia) :

Al-Ashraf Abu Al-Nasr Tuman bay (Arabic: الأشرف أبو النصر طومان باي), better known as Tuman bay II (Arabic: طومان باي), (c. 1476 – 15 April 1517) was the final Mamluk Sultan of Egypt before the country's conquest by the Ottoman Empire in 1517.[1] He ascended to the sultanic throne during the final period of Mamluk rule in Egypt, after the defeat of his predecessor, Sultan Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghawri, by Ottoman Sultan Selim I at the Battle of Marj Dabiq in 1516.[2] He was the last person to hold the title of Sultan of Egypt prior to the re-establishment of the sultanate 397 years later under Hussein Kamel in 1914.

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Engraving from a collection of 88 engravings
by Nicolas de Clerck (active between 1614 and 1625)

(personal library)



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