Biography of Abd al Melek Ibn Omar (718-788)

One of the main viziers of Abd al - Rahman I, born in 718 and died in 788. He was Governor of Seville, it was reduced by weapons to Yusuf al - Fehry, by removing all the squares he owned, and defeated the Africans who came to Spain to restore the spiritual authority of the Caliph of East. He also beat Abd al-Chafy, Governor of Meknes, saying a descendant of Fatima, daughter of the Prophet, and came to fight to Abd al - Rahman. This awarded him its services giving the Government of Zaragoza and across eastern Spain.