Facts about Mansa Musa?


Mansa Musa was the ruler of the empire of Mali in its Golden years. He is well known for his extravagant Hajj caravan in which he had sixty-thousand people dressed in fine silk and eighty camels carrying two tons of gold. During the trip, he generously gave out handfuls of gold to the needy families he encountered along the way after which he ran out of money and had to borrow some for his trip back.
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