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Diponegoro (Mustahar) (Born 1785, Yogyakarta. Died 1855, Makassar, Dutch East Indies) was a Javanese prince who opposed Dutch colonial rule. He played an important role in the Java War (1825–1830). He was the eldest son of Sultan Hamengkubuwono III of Yogyakarta.

 

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Imaduddeen Muhammad bin Qasim bin Yusuf Sakifi. Born: 695 in Taif, Arabia. Died: 715. He was an Umayyad general who, at the age of 17, began the conquest of the Sindh and Punjab regions in India (now part of Pakistan) for the Umayyad Caliphate.

 

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Musa ibn Abil Ghassan PDF Print E-mail

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Not much is known about the life of this hero of Islam in its last days in Spain. His name was Musa ibn Abil Ghassan. He was a knight from a royal lineage. He reproached the Muslim king of Granada Abu Abdullah Muhammad in 1489 for his submission to the Christians and strove to rekindle the spirit of Jihad among the Muslims in Spain.

 

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Nuruddin Zangi PDF Print E-mail

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Nuruddin Abu al-Qasim Mahmud Ibn Imad ad- Din Zangi born 1118, died 1174 in Damascus, Syria. He was Emir of Damascus and Aleppo and reigned from 1146-1174. He was a member of the Turkish Zengid dynasty which ruled the Syrian province of the Seljuk Empire.

 

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Imam Ahmed Gurey PDF Print E-mail

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Somalia
Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi, known in Somali as Gurey, was Imam and General of the Adal Sultanate in Somalia who invaded Ethiopia and defeated several Ethiopian emperors. He was born in 1507 near Zeila in Somalia (then part of the Adal Sultanate.

 

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