Abu Ishaq Muhammad al- Muhtadi bi- ' (. Llah ibn al - Wathiq Arabic أبو إسحاق محمد المهتدي بالله بن الواثق, DMG Abu Ishaq Muḥammad al - Muhtadi bi- ' llāh b al - Wāṯiq, † June 21 870) was the fourteenth Abbasid Caliph ( 869-870 ).
Al - Muhtadi was considered a pious man and was of the murderers of al - Mutazz ( 866-869 ) was enthroned as caliph. Contrary to expectations, however, he was not to be a puppet for the Turkish Garden ago, but tried the rivalries between their officers exploit. But since he had no power base in Samarra, he was assassinated on 21 June 870. Under his successor, al - Mutamid ( 870-892 ) succeeded the Abbasids again stabilize their rule.
- Caliph ( Abbasid )
- Born in the 9th century
- Died 870