Timeline

10th Century (900-999) C.E.
902 

Death of the Abbasid Caliph Muktafi; death of the Saffarid ruler Amr.


903 

Assassination of the Qarmatian ruler Abu Said; accession of Abu Tahir.


905 

Abdullah b Hamdan founds the Hamdanid rule in Mosul and Jazira. End of the Tulunid rule in Egypt.


907 

Death of the Abbasid Caliph Muktafi; accession of Muqtadir,


908 

End of the Saffarid rule, annexation of their territories by the Samanids.


909 

Ubaidullah overthrows the Aghlablds and founds the Fatimid rule in North Africa.


912 

Death of the Umayyad Amir Abdullah in Spain, accession of Abdur Rahman III.


913 

Assassination of the Samanid ruler Ahmad II, accession of Nasr II.


928 

Mardawij b Ziyar founds the Ziyarid rule in Tabaristan.


929 

Qarmatians sack Makkah and carry away the Black Stone from the Holy Kaaba. In Spain, Abdur Rahman III declares himself as the Caliph.


931 

Deposition and restoration of the Abbasid Caliph Muqtadir. Death of the Qarmatian ruler Abu Tahir; accession of Abu Mansur.


932 

Death of the Abbasid Caliph Muqtadir; accession of Al Qahir.


934 

Deposition of the Abbasid Caliph AI Qahir; accession of Ar Radi. Death of the Fatimid Caliph Ubaidullah ; accession of Al Qaim.


935 

Assassination of the Ziyarid ruler Mardawij; accession of Washimgir. Death of Hamdanid ruler Abdullah b Hamdan accession of Nasir ud Daula.


936 

By coup Ibn Raiq becomes the Amir ul Umara.


938 

By another coup power at Baghdad is captured by Bajkam.


940 

Death of the Abbasid Caliph Ar Radi, accession of Muttaqi.


941 

Assassination of Bajkam, capture of power by Kurtakin.


942 

Ibn Raiq recaptures power.


943 

Al Baeidi captures power. The Abbasid Caliph Muttaqi is forced to seek refuge with the Hamdanids. Sail ud Daula captures power at Baghdad and the Caliph returns to' Baghdad. Power is captured by Tuzun and Sail ud Daula retires' to Mosul. Death of the Samanid ruler Nasr II, accession of Nuh.


944 

Muttaqi is blinded and deposed, accession of Mustakafi.


945 

Death of Tuzun. Shirzad becomes Amir ul Umra. The Buwayhids capture power. Deposition of the Abbasid Caliph Mustakafi.


946 

Death of the Fatimid Caliph A1 Qaim. accession of Mansur. Death of the Ikhshid ruler Muhammad b Tughj, accession of Abul' Qasim Ungur. 951: The Qarnaatiana restore the Black Stone to the Holy Kaaba.


954 

Death of the Sasanid ruler Nuh, accession of Abdul Malik.


961 

Death of the Samanid ruler Abdul Malik, accession of Manauf. Alptgin founds the rule of the Ghazanavids. Death of the Umayyad Caliph Abdul Rahman III in Spain; accession of Hakam. Death of the Ikhshid ruler Ungur accession of Abul Hasan Ali.


965 

Death of the Qarmatian ruler Abu Mansur; accession of Hasan Azam. Assassination of the Ikhshid ruler Abul Hasan Ali; power captured by Malik Kafur.


967 

Death of the Buwayhid Sultan Muiz ud Daula, accession of Bakhtiar. Death of the Hamdanid ruler Sail ud Daula.


968 

Byzantines occupy Aleppo. Death of the Ikhshid ruler Malik Kafur; accession of Abul Fawaris.


969 

The Fatimids conquer Egypt.


972 

Buluggin b Ziri founds the rule of the Zirids Algeria.


973 

Shia Sunni disturbances in Baghdad; power captured in Baghdad by the Turkish General Subuktgin.


974 

Abdication of the Abbasid Caliph AI Muttih; accession of At Taii.


975 

Death of the Turk General Subuktgin. Death of the Fatimid Caliph Al Muizz.


976 

The Buwayhid Sultan Izz ud Daula recaptures power with the help of his cousin Azud ud Daula. Death of the Samanid ruler Mansur, accession of Nuh II. In Spain death of the Umayyad Caliph Hakam, accession of Hisham II.


978 

Death of the Buwayhid Sultan Izz ud Daula, power captured by Azud ud Daula. The Hamdanids overthrown by the Buwayhids.


979 

Subkutgin becomes the Amir of Ghazni.


981 

End of the Qarmatian rule at Bahrain.


982 

Death of the- Buwayhid Sultan Azud ud Daula; accession of Samsara ud Daula.


984 

Death of the Zirid ruler Buluggin, accession of Mansur.


986 

The Buwyhid Sultan Samsara ud Daula overthrown by Sharaf ud Daula.


989 

Death of the Buwayhid Sultan Sharaf ud Daula, accession of Baha ud Daula.


991 

Deposition of the Abbasid Caliph At Taii, accession of AI Qadir.


996 

Death of the Zirid ruler Mansur, accession of Nasir ud Daula Badis.


997 

Death of the Samanid ruler Nuh II, accession of Mansur II.


998 

Death of the Samanid ruler Mansur II, accession of Abdul Malik II. Mahmud becomes the Amir of Ghazni. 999 End of the Samanids.


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