Abul Hassan Ahmed Al-Beladori, an Arabian historian, died about 895. He was minister of religion at Bagdad, resided at the court of the caliph Motawakkel, and was intrusted with the education of one of the princes of the caliph's family. He wrote a work giving the history of the conquest of Syria, Cyprus, Mesopotamia, Armenia, Egypt, Nubia, northern Africa, Spain, and the Mediterranean islands, and an account of the spread of the Mohammedan religion over Persia, Transoxiana, and the countries on the shores of the Indus.