When was Mansa Musa Born?

Mansa Kankou Musa was the emperor of the Mali empire. He ruled as mansa from 1312 to 1337. He was born in the year 1280. Musa’s father was a prince namedFaga Laye, who never attained the title of mansa. Musa is most noted for his 1324 hajj to Mecca. For more information see here: