11 December 2017 04:18 AM

The Fatimids

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The Fatimids founded in Egypt in the year 969, was the fourth Islamic Caliphate and belonged to the Isma'ili Shi'a school of faith.

Its sovereignty spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. Originally based in Tunisia, the dynasty ruled across the Mediterranean coast of Africa and ultimately made Egypt the center of the caliphate. At its height, the caliphate included in addition to Egypt varying areas of the Maghreb, Sudan, Sicily, the Levant, and Hijaz.

The Fatimids rulers are the following :

Jawhar as-Siqilli (358 Hijri – 969 AD)
• Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah Abu Tamim Ma'ad (362 Hijri – 973 AD)
• Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah Nizar Abu Mansur (356 Hijri – 975 AD)
• Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah Mansur Abu ‘Ali
• Az-Zahir li-Azaz Din Allah (411 Hijri – 1020 AD)
• Al-Mustansir Billah Ma'add Abū Tamīm (427 Hijri – 1035 AD)
• Al-Musta'li bi-Allah Aḥmad Ibn Abu Al-Qassim (487 Hijri- 1094 AD)
• Al-Amir bi-Ahkami l-Lah (495 Hijri – 1022 AD)
• Al-Hafiz li-Din Allah (524 Hijri – 1130 AD)
• Al-Zafir bi-Amr Allah (544 Hijri – 1149 AD)
• Al-Fā'iz bi-Din Allah (549 Hijri – 1154 AD)
• Al-'Āḍid li-Din Allah (555 Hijri – 1160 AD)

 


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