The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing. — Edmund Burke

Boabdil

(Abu Abdullah, Abdailah)

1460–1527
Civilization: Moslem — Granada
   Field of Renown:  monarch — Sultan
Era:  Moors

Briefly replaced his father on the throne of Granada before surrending to Ferdinand.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Conquest of Granada  in  The Romance of Spanish History  by  John S.C. Abbott
Border Warfare  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
The Fall of Granada  in  A Child's History of Spain  by  John Bonner
Fall of Granada—End of the War in  Isabella of Castile  by  Oliver Otis Howard
Rival Kings of Granada  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
Last Sigh of the Moor  in  Historical Tales: Spanish  by  Charles Morris
How the Moors were Subjugated  in  Spain: A History for Young Readers  by  Frederick A. Ober
Fall of Granada  in  Brave Men and Brave Deeds  by  M. B. Synge


Image Links


The last sigh of the Moor
 in The Romance of Spanish History

The surrender of Granada
 in A Child's History of Spain

Boabdil surrenders
 in Famous Men of Modern Times

Boabdil presenting the keys of Granada to Isabel and Ferdinand
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain

The education of Boabdil, the last king of Granada
 in Story of the Greatest Nations: Spain

Surrending the Keys to Granada
 in Historical Tales: Spanish