Diya' al-Din, Saltukid Ruler
r. ca. 1124-1132/518-526 AH
Third king (his official title was Malik) of the Turkmen Saltukid dynasty that ruled over a principality centered on the eastern Anatolian city of Erzurum. He is known for restoring the citadel of Erzurum and constructing the citadel mosque (Kale Camii) and the clock tower minaret (Tepsi Minare).


Bosworth, Clifford Edmund. The New Islamic Dynasties: A Chronological and Genealogical Manual. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.

Leiser, G. “Saltuḳ Og̲h̲ullari̊.” Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition, 2012.
Variant Names
Diya' al-Din, Saltukid Ruler
ضياء الدين ابو المظفر غازي