Visual Timeline: The Assassins
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1090 CE - 1256 CE: The Assassins (aka Nizari Ismailis) occupy mountain castles in Syria, Iran and elsewhere.
1090 CE: The Assassins occupy Alamut castle in Iran.
1092 CE: The vizier of Baghdad, Nizam al-Mulk, is murdered by the Assassins.
1113 CE: Maudud, the atabeg of Mosul, is murdered in Damascus, most likely by the Assassins.
1141 CE: The Assassins occupy Masyaf castle in Syria.
1152 CE: Raymond II, the Count of Tripoli, is murdered by the Assassins.
1169 CE - 1193 CE: Sheikh Rashid al-Din Sinan is leader of the Assassins.
1175 CE: An attempt by 13 members of the Assassins to murder Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, fails.
1176 CE: A second attempt by the Assassins on the life of Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, fails.
1192 CE: Conrad of Montferrat, king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, is murdered by the Assassins.
1256 CE: The Mongols defeat the Ismailis (aka the Assassins) in Persia.