Salah al-Din Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb the first Sultan of Egypt

Salah al-Din the first Sultan of Egypt

Salah al-Din Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb Better known in the Western world as Saladin, was the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty. A Muslim Commander whose etnicity is much debated, some historians say he has Turkic roots, others state he is Kurdish or Arab. Salah al-Din led Islamic opposition against the European Crusaders in the Levant. At the height of