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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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Abd el-Krim


Moroccan politician, leader of the independence movement against Franco-Spanish dominance over Morocco, founder and President of the ephemeral Republic of the Rif (1921-1926). Real name Abd el-Krim ibn Muhammad el-Jatabi, was born in the year 1882, Ajdir-IDA-Yusef, town in the region of the Tafersit...

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Abd El Melek-Ben-Meruan


Fifth Caliph of Damascus Ommiada. Succeeded his father, Meruan II, 685 year. He/She gave battle unto Abdalla-ben-Jobair, and took it over Iraq, but was beaten by second Justinian. He/She died in Damascus the year 705. Sure that it was the first that made Arab coin....

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Abd El Melek Ebn Halib Arsolami


Famous Arab writer, born in Córdoba in 801 and died in 854. The sect of the Malekitas introduced in Spain. Among his works are cited as follows: history of the conquest of Spain by the Arabs, history of the sultans of Córdoba, history of the Koreischitas and life of Mahoma....

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Al Asmai Abd El Melek Ebn Koseyb Albaheli


Arab scholar, born in Barah at 740 and died in Baghdad in 822. He/She lived at the Court of the famous Caliph Harun-el-Baschid, and composed more than thirty volumes about the customs of the Arabs, camels, herds, horses, tents. It is credited with the famous romance Antar, that is the best descripti...

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Abd El Melek Ebn Mohamed

(s. XII)

Arab historian, who lived in Seville in the second half of the 12th century. It cites a history of the establishment of the Almohades in Spain....

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Abu Mansur Ath Thalebi Abd El Melek Ebn Mohamed


Persian writer, born in Nissapur in 961 and died in 1037. The are a collection of proverbs and a biographical news excerpted from the most famous poets of East....

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Abd El Mottalib


Grandfather and guardian of Muhammad, born in 497 and died in 579. Its primitive name was Amer, but left without a father and in a State of extreme poverty, went to live in an uncle's House his so-called Mottalib, which said that it was his slave; Hence the name of Abd-el-Mottalib, which means slave...

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Abu Mohamed Abd El Mumen


First Caliph and second magnet of the sect and the Almohads dynasty, born in 1101 and died in 1163. He/She was the son of a Potter and was disciple and companion of the famous Mahdy-ben-Tumart, who happened at 1130 after helping him to found their empire, diputando to the Almoravids. When it was the...

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Abd El Wahab


Founder of the sect of Wahhabis, born in 1692 and died in 1787. He/She studied at Ispahan, and after crossing the khorasan (Jurasan) settled in Baghdad and Bassora, where he/she explained his doctrine. This was a cause of discord among the Princes and heads of Arab tribes, which resulted to bloody s...

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African Prince, born in Timbuktu in the middle of the last century. Responsible for the command of an expedition against the hebohs, was taken prisoner and sold as a slave. After some years of slavery in the United States, he/she was recognized by Dr. Cox, who gave hospitality in Africa in the past....

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Seventh emir or Arab Governor of Spain in the reign of the Caliph Yezid, died in 732. He/She used early in his administration to visit the provinces undoing to some cadis. It increased the army with recruitment and volunteers who brought Egypt and Africa, in order to invade in France. It punished fi...

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Modern Arab historian, born in Cairo in the middle of the 18th century, and died in Constantinople in 1820. At the time of the French expedition to Egypt, he/she enjoyed great reputation of wise, and during the administration of Kleber was part of the divan of Cairo. After the evacuation of the Fren...

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ibn-Al-Aschat Abd-Er-Rahman


Arab General, killed by the years of 702. He/She distinguished himself in the wars of Islam under the Caliphate of Moawiah I and Yezid. After rebelling against the Governor of Cufa who entrusted him with the command of an expedition, took refuge at the Court of the King of Kabul, who handed over his...

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Abd Melek I


Fifth Prince of the dynasty of the Samanids (which United in Persia and Transoxiana), who ascended the throne of khorasan (Jurasan) in 954. Their equity and talent of Government distinguished him among others of his house....

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Abd Melek II


Sultan of khorasan (Jurasan), new, last Prince of the dynasty of the Samanids, who succeeded his brother Mansur II the year 998. He/She was dethroned by Eylek-Khan, King of Turkestan, and locked up in a fortress....

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King of Jordania Abdalá II


King of Jordan, born in Amman on January 30, 1962. It is the first son of King Hussein, fruit of his second marriage with Antoinette Gardiner crisp, so it has passed much of his time studying in English and American schools.After graduating at the British Military Academy of Sandhurst, just like his...

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Abdalla Ebn Hidjari


Arab historian who was born in Spain in 1116 and died in 1195. He/She wrote a history of Spain of which fragments have been preserved....

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Fourth and last cherif of Wahhabis, executed in Constantinople in 1818. He/She succeeded his father Sehud in 1814, in the most difficult circumstances. Mehemet Ali, unsubscribe from Egypt, had commissioned exterminate Wahhabis and seize all of their beds. After defeat you an army, became owner of a ...

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Ahmed Abdallah


Politician President of his country in 1975 and again from 1978 to 1989, born on June 12, 1919 in Anjouan and died on November 26, 1989 in Moroni, Comoros. His full name is Ahmed Abdallah Abderemane.Origin devoted to the business (inherited a lucrative family business of export of vanilla), agreed t...

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King of la taifa de Mallorca. Abdallah al-Murtada

(ca. 1020-1093)

King of the taifa of Mallorca born about 1020 and died in Mallorca in 1093. It was the first sovereign independent of Baleares following the disappearance of the taifa of Denia, which had belonged to the Islands since the reign of Mujaahid.Son of al - Aglab, a liberto which Denia Mujaahid had appoin...

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