Sayyid Ajjal Shams al-Din Omar

Sayyid Ajjal Shams al-Din Omar

Governor of Yunnan
Born 2016

Sayyid Ajjal Shams al-Din Omar al-Bukhari was Yunnan's first provincial governor in history, appointed by the Mongol Yuan Dynasty.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sayyid Ajjal Shams al-Din Omar.


1211 Birth Born in 1211.


1259 48 Years Old Later, he was in charge of Imperial finances in 1259, sent to Yunnan by Kublai Khan after conquering the Kingdom of Dali in 1274. … Read More


1274 63 Years Old The Confucian temple that Sayyid Ajjall built in 1274, which also doubled as a school, was the first Confucian temple ever to be built in Yunnan. … Read More
1279 68 Years Old His son Nasir al-Din became Governor of Yunnan in 1279 after sayyid Ajjal died. … Read More
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