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King of la taifa de Huelva Abd al-Aziz al-Bakri

(ca. 980-ca. 1055)

Only Goldcrest of the taifa of Huelva, born about 980 and died after the 1052.Belonging to a prominent family in Huelva, it was power in Huelva at the start of the civil wars that led to the breakdown of the Caliphate of Cordoba and was proclaimed sovereign of the city in 1013, adopting the title of...

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Emir de Túnez Abd al-Aziz I Abu Faris


Fifth emir hafsi of Tunisia (1283), ascended the throne in the year 1283 after his father Ibrahim I (1279-1283) by notables of the realm to be compelled to abdicate in his favour by its poor management and inability to face the usurper Ahmad Ibn Marzuq, who claimed the paternity of the former emir Y...

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Abd al-Aziz Ibn Saud III


Founder and first King of Saudi Arabia born in Riyadh in 1881 and died in Taif on November 9, 1953. His full name was Abd al - Aziz Ibn Saud. The determination of their predecessors, made his own family that he/she sent in the Saudi state of Neyed, extend the Wahabi Islamic creed. It was a Muslim Pu...

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Abd al-Malik

(ca. 973-1008)

Military leader of al - Andalus, firstborn son of Almanzor, born approximately in the 973 and died in 1008. It governed, occupying the position of hachib, since the death of his father in 1002 until the date of his death. His Government was characterized by the maintenance of the previous situation,...

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King of la taifa de Córdoba Abd al-Malik al-Mansur

(ca. 1035-1070)

King of the taifa of Córdoba, born about 1035 and died on the island of Saltés (Huelva) July 27, 1070. It completely changed the course of the policy of his predecessors to exercise power in a sovereign manner. Under his rule the taifa of Córdoba was conquered by Muhammad Ibn Abbad of Seville and...

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King of la taifa de Valencia Abd al-Malik al-Muzaffar

(ca. 1045-ca. 1066)

King of the taifa of Valencia, born about 1045 and died in the castle of Uclés (Cuenca) to 1066. During his short reign put the Government in the hands of their secretaries, particularly Ibn Raubas.He belonged to the amiri dynasty, which had begun to govern Valencia in the previous generation, he/s...

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Abd al Melek Ibn Omar


One of the main viziers of Abd al - Rahman I, born in 718 and died in 788. He/She was Governor of Seville, it was reduced by weapons to Yusuf al - Fehry, by removing all the squares he/she owned, and defeated the Africans who came to Spain to restore the spiritual authority of the Caliph of East. He...

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(s. VIII)

Ruler of the Arab Spain. His first term was the year 732 734. He/She tried to continue the war but did not succeed and, after being defeated, he/she was deposed and sent to Africa. Later he/she was appointed for the second time to die Ocba. He/She began the first war between the medineses and Berber...

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Abd al-Mumin. Emir de Marruecos


First Amir of the Almohad dynasty (1130-1163), born in the year 1095, in the village of Tagra, next to Tlemcen (Algeria), in those years belonging to the domains of the dynasty hammadi, and died on 12 May of the year 1163, in Tinmal (Morocco). Culminated the work undertaken by the religious movement...

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Emir de al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman o Abderramán I


First emir (756-788) Umayyad Emirate of Córdoba independent of Baghdad and founder of the Umayyad dynasty of Córdoba, born in the year 731 (111 year of the hegira) in Dayr Hamina, town near Damascus (Syria), and died on September 30 of the year 788 (172 year of the hegira) in the city of Córdoba,...

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Valí de Al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman ibn Abdallah


Wali of al - Andalus born date unknown, and died at the battle of Poitiers October 17, 733. His Government was developed in two periods, the first, which lasted barely a year in 721 and the second from the 730 until the date of his death.Very few data regarding his first Government, which took place...

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Gobernador de Toledo Abd al-Rahmán ibn Matiyo

(ss. X-XI)

Governor of Toledo, born and died in date unknown. Belonging to a prominent family of Toledo from the Caliphate period, Abd al - Rahmán ibn Matiyo was part from close to 1010 of an Assembly of notables from Toledo whose address was Abú Bakr Muhammad ibn Yais. Shortly after 1010 Yais he/she was exp...

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Gobernador de Murcia Abd al-Rahmán ibn Rasiq

(s. XI)

The Governor of Murcia who lived in the 11th century.Little-known character, the first news that makes it is the year 1078, where he/she appears as caïd of Velez Rubio and collaborated with Ibn ACWW, vizier of the Sevillian Regulus Abul Qasim Muhammad al - Mu'tamid, in the conquest of Murcia. Ibn T...

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Emir de al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman o Abderramán II


Fourth emir of Cordoba (822-852), son and successor of al-Hakam (796-822), born in Toledo in the year 792 and died in Córdoba on 19 August of the year 852. Like its successors, their stage of Government was dotted with great political and social instability because he/she had to war simultaneously ...

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Califa de al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman o Abderramán III


Eighth emir of the dynasty of Umayyad independent of Córdoba (912-929) and first Caliph of Córdoba (929-961), born on January 7, the year 891 in Cordoba and died on 15 October of the year 961 in the Palace of Medina Azahara (Córdoba), at the peak of his fame and power, at the age of seventy and f...

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Califa de al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman o Abderramán IV


Full name Abd al-Rahman ibn Muhammad ben Abd al - Malik, seventh Caliph of Córdoba in al - Andalus (1018), great-grandson of the great Caliph Abd al-Rahman III (912-961), born in Córdoba in undetermined date and died in Guadix in 1018. He/She was released by the Lords of Zaragoza and Almeria at th...

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Califa de al-Andalus Abd al-Rahman o Abderramán V


Tenth cordovan Caliph of al - Andalus (1023-1024), brother of Muhammad II Al - Mahdi (1009-1010), born in Córdoba in 1002 and died in the same city in 1024, executed by his successor Muhammad III (1023-1025). Great-grandson of the great Caliph Abd al-Rahman III (912-961), had the honour to restore ...

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Abd al-Wahid I

(ca. 1165-1224)

Almohad Caliph born about 1165 and died in 1224. His full name was Abd al - Wahid ibn Yusuf ibn Abd al - Mu ' min al - Majlu, belonging to the family of the Hafsid.Son of Yusuf I, who had governed between 1162 and 1184, and Maryam, a Princess of the Banu Hammad, did not occupy Abd al - Wahid charge ...

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Abd al-Wahid II al-Rasid


Almohad Caliph of Morocco and Al - Andalus born in 1218 and died December 5, 1242. During his ten years of reign, of which four were in minor, Morocco lived constant civil wars which emphasized the inevitable breakdown of the Almohad Empire. Al - Rasid and his counselors are thus the Affairs of Al -...

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Emir de al-Andalus Abd Allah


Seventh Umayyad emir of Al - Andalus (888-912), brother of al-Mundhir, born in Cordoba in the year 844 and died in the same city on 15 October of the year 912. His reign was dotted with continuous seditions and bloody wars between Arab nobility, the muladíes and the Berbers who ended up wearing the...

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Gobernador de Toledo Abd Allah ibn Matiyo

(ss. X-XI)

Governor of the taifa of Toledo, born and died in date unknown. It belonged to a prominent family in Toledo and towards 1016 began to govern the city as a successor of its relative Abd al-Rahmán ibn Matiyo. To 1018, the Toledo, tired of the abuse during periods of Government of the Banu Matiyo (pre...

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Abd El Hakk Ebn Ghalib


Theologian and Arabic poet who was born in the province of Granada in 1088 and died in Lorca in 1152. He/She wrote ten volumes of commentaries on the Quran, which felt much among the Arabs of the West. The eighth volume is preserved in manuscript in the library of el Escorial....

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Abd el-Kader


Muslim Emir, religious and military leader regarded as the founder of Algeria, born in Guetna, a town near Mascara (Algeria) September 6, 1808 and died in Damascus (Syria) on 26 May 1883; his full name was Abd al - Kader Ibn Muhiy Al-Deen IBn Mustafa Al - Hassani al - Jazairi. Faced in a long holy w...

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Abd El Kadir Ben Mohammed

(s. XVI)

Arab writer originally from Medina, and native of the city of Jezihez, on the banks of the Tigris. His work flourished in the 16th century. He/She wrote in Arabic a treatise of the coffee, that Silvestre de Sacy published a summary....

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Muslim, natural doctor Ghilon in Persia, died in 1165. He/She wrote the statutes of the sect of the Sufitas, with the title of Malfuzat and Kadiri....

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