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Imams of Yemen

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The Imams of Yemen and later the Kings of Yemen were religiously consecrated leaders belonging to the Zaidiyyah branch of Shia Islam. [1]

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Abdul Rahman al-Iryani

Abdul Rahman Yahya Al-Eryani (عبد الرحمن الإرياني) (10 June 1910 – 14 March 1998) was President of the Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) from 5 November 1967 to 13 June 1974.

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Abdullah al-Sallal

Abdullah al-Sallal (January 9, 1917 – March 5, 1994) (عبد الله السلال) was the leader of the North Yemeni Revolution of 1962.

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Abolition of monarchy

The abolition of monarchy involves the ending of monarchical elements in the government of a country.

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Abu Hashim al-Hasan

Abu Hashim al-Hasan (died 1040) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled part of the Yemeni highland in 1031-1040.

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Abu Talib Yahya

Abu Talib Yahya (951 - 1033) was an imam of the Zaydiyyah sect in 1020-1033.

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Abu'l-Fath an-Nasir ad-Dailami

Abu'l-Fath an-Nasir ad-Dailami (died 1053) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled from c. 1038 to 1053.

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Ad-Da'i Yusuf

Ad-Da'i Yusuf (died September 12, 1012) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled for two highly turbulent terms (977–999, 1002–1012).

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Ageel bin Muhammad al-Badr

Prince Ageel bin Muhammad al-Badr Hamidaddin (Arabic: عقيل بن محمد البدر حميد الدين) is also known as Ageel Al Shami or Yusuf Shami (born London in 1974) is the eldest son of Muhammad al-Badr, the last ruling king of the Yemen and Muhammad al-Shami, by his fourth wife.

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Ahmad al-Ghashmi

Ahmad bin Hussein al-Ghashmi (August 21, 1935 – June 24, 1978) (أحمد حسين الغشمي) was the President of the Yemen Arab Republic from 11 October 1977 until his death eight months later.

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Ahmad bin Ali al-Fathi

Ad-Da'i Ahmad bin Ali al-Fathi (died 1349) was a claimant to the Zaidi state in Yemen, who posed as imam in 1329-1349, in rivalry with other figures.

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Ahmad bin Yahya

Ahmad bin Yahya Hamidaddin (June 18, 1891 – September 19, 1962) was the penultimate king of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen, who reigned from 1948 to 1962.

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Al-Hadi Ali

Al-Hadi Ali (1345/46 – September 6, 1432) was a claimant to the Zaidi state in Yemen, who posed as imam from 1393 to 1432 in rivalry with another prince.

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Al-Hadi Ghalib

Al-Hadi Ghalib (1823 - September 30, 1885) was an Imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in 1851-1852, and made subsequent periodical claims to the imamate up to the Ottoman intervention in 1872.

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Al-Hadi ila'l-Haqq Yahya

Al-Hadi ila’l-Haqq Yahya (859 – August 19, 911) was a religious and political leader on the Arabian Peninsula.

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Al-Hadi Izz ad-din

Al-Hadi Izz ad-Din (1441 - April 18, 1495) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen, who held the imamate in 1474-1495 in rivalry with other claimants.

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Al-Hadi Muhammad

Al-Hadi Muhammad (Arabic: الهادي محمد)(died January 10, 1844) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1840-1844.

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Al-Hadi Sharaf ad-Din

Al-Hadi Sharaf ad-Din (1820 - June 8, 1890) was a claimant for the Zaidi imamate of Yemen in the years 1878-1890, acting in opposition to the Ottoman occupiers of the country.

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Al-Hadi Yahya

Al-Hadi Yahya was an imam of part of the Zaidi state in Yemen.

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Al-Hasan bin Wahhas

Al-Hasan bin Wahhas (d. February, 1285) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in 1258-1260.

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Al-Mahdi Abbas

Al-Mahdi Abbas (1719 – 4 September 1775) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1748–1775.

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Al-Mahdi Abdallah

Al-Mahdi Abdallah (1793 – 28 November 1835) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled from 1816 to 1835.

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Al-Mahdi Ahmad

Al-Mahdi Ahmad (1633 – July 10, 1681) was an Imam of Yemen, who ruled in 1676–1681.

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Al-Mahdi Ahmad bin al-Husayn

Al-Mahdi Ahmad bin al-Husayn (1231-1258) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in the period 1248-1258.

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Al-Mahdi Ahmad bin Yahya

Al-Mahdi Ahmad bin Yahya (1363? – 1436) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who briefly held the imamate in 1391–1392.

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Al-Mahdi al-Husayn

al-Mahdi al-Husayn (987 - 1013) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in the years 1003-1013, in rivalry with another imam.

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Al-Mahdi Ali

Al-Mahdi Ali bin Mohammed (September 25, 1305 - 1372) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in 1349-1372.

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Al-Mahdi Ibrahim

Al-Mahdi Ibrahim (died June/July 1284) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen whose imamate lasted from 1272 to 1276.

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Al-Mahdi Muhammad

Al-Mahdi Muhammad bin Ahmed (October 27, 1637 – August 2, 1718), also known as Ṣāḥib al-Mawāhib, was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1689–1718.

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Al-Mahdi Muhammad bin al-Mutahhar

Al-Mahdi Muhammad bin al-Mutahhar (1275 - October 28, 1328) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled from 1301 to 1328.

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Al-Mahdi Salah ad-Din

Al-Mahdi Salah ad-Din (died 1445) was a claimant for the Zaidi state in Yemen, whose tenure as imam is counted from 1436 to 1445.

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Al-Mansur

Al-Mansur or Abu Ja'far Abdallah ibn Muhammad al-Mansur (95 AH – 158 AH (714 AD– 6 October 775 AD); أبو جعفر عبدالله بن محمد المنصور) was the second Abbasid Caliph reigning from 136 AH to 158 AH (754 AD – 775 AD)Axworthy, Michael (2008); A History of Iran; Basic, USA;.

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Al-Mansur Abdallah

Al-Mansur Abdallah (February 24, 1166 - April 21, 1217), was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who held the imamate from 1187 (or 1197) to 1217.

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Al-Mansur Ahmad

Al-Mansur Ahmad (died 1853) was a Zaydiyya imam who claimed the rulership over Yemen in the years 1849-1853.

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Al-Mansur al-Hasan

Al-Mansur al-Hasan (1199–1271) was an imam of the Zaidi state of Yemen who ruled in 1262-1271.

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Al-Mansur al-Husayn

Al-Mansur al-Husayn (1669–1720) was an Imam over parts of Yemen, who ruled in rivalry with other competitors in 1716–1720.

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Al-Mansur al-Husayn II

Al-Mansur al-Husayn II (14 June 1696 - 6 March 1748) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1727-1748.

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Al-Mansur al-Husayn III

Al-Mansur al-Husayn III (died 1888) was a claimant to the dignity of imam of Yemen in 1859-1863, wielding power in intense rivalry with other self-proclaimed imams.

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Al-Mansur al-Qasim

Al-Mansur al-Qasim (November 13, 1559 – February 19, 1620), with the cognomen al-Kabir (the Great), was an Imam of Yemen, who commenced the struggle to liberate Yemen from the Ottoman occupiers.

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Al-Mansur al-Qasim al-Iyyani

Al-Mansur al-Qasim al-Iyyani (922? – July 11, 1003) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who briefly reestablished a comprehensive Zaidi realm in the years 999–1002.

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Al-Mansur Ali bin Salah ad-Din

Al-Mansur Ali bin Salah ad-Din (1373–1436) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in 1391-1436, partly in rivalry with other claimants to the imamate.

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Al-Mansur Ali I

Al-Mansur Ali I (1738 – 25 October 1809) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1775–1809.

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Al-Mansur Ali II, Imam of Yemen

Al-Mansur Ali II (1812–1871) was an Imam of Yemen who reigned in the capital San'a during four brief terms (1835–1837, 1844–1845, 1849–1850, 1851).

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Al-Mansur an-Nasir

Al-Mansur an-Nasir (died 1462) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who held power in parts of the northern Yemeni highland in 1436-1462.

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Al-Mansur Muhammad bin Abdallah

Al-Mansur Muhammad bin Abdallah (December 16, 1802 - February 8, 1890) was an imam of the Zaydiyya sect in Yemen who claimed the imam title in the period 1853-1890, and ruled briefly in the capital San'a in 1853.

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Al-Mansur Muhammad, Imam of Yemen

Al-Mansur Muhammad (1441 – March 4, 1505) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in 1475-1504, in rivalry with other claimants for the imamate.

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Al-Mansur Yahya

Al-Mansur Yahya (died 976) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen, whose tenure as imam is counted from 934 to 976.

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Al-Mu'ayyad Abbas

Al-Mu'ayyad Abbas (died 1880) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled briefly in 1850.

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Al-Mu'ayyad Ahmad

Al-Mu'ayyad Ahmad (944 - 1020) was an imam of the Zaydiyyah sect.

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Al-Mu'ayyad Muhammad

Al-Mu'ayyad Muhammad (1582 – September 1644) was an Imam of Yemen (1620–1644), son of Al-Mansur al-Qasim.

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Al-Mu'ayyad Muhammad (died 1503)

Al-Mu'ayyad Muhammad (died February 25, 1503) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled in parts of the Yemeni highland including San'a in 1462-1503.

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Al-Mu'ayyad Muhammad II

Al-Mu'ayyad Muhammad II (1634 - April 27, 1686) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled from 1681–1686.

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Al-Mu'ayyad Yahya

Al-Mu'ayyad Yahya (October 15, 1270 – 1346) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen whose tenure of the imamate lasted from 1328 to 1346.

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Al-Mu’id li-Din Illah

Al-Mu'id li-Din Illah (died 1030) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who reigned in the period 1027-1030.

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Al-Muhtasib al-Mujahid Hamzah

Al-Muhtasib al-Mujahid Hamzah (died 2 November 1067) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled from 1060 to 1067.

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Al-Mukhtar al-Qasim

Al-Mukhtar al-Qasim (died 956) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen, who held or claimed power from 936 to 956.

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Al-Muntakhab al-Hasan

Al-Muntakhab al-Hasan (died 936) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen in the period 934-936.

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Al-Murtada Muhammad

Al-Murtada Muhammad (891? - 1 May 922) was the second imam of the Zaidi state of Yemen, who ruled from 911 to 912 and was a respected religious scholar.

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Al-Mutahhar

Al-Mutahhar (January 3, 1503 - November 9, 1572) was an imam of the Zaidi state of Yemen who ruled from 1547 to 1572.

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Al-Mutawakkil Ahmad

Al-Mutawakkil Ahmad (المتوكل أحمد) (26), (full name Ahmad bin Ali bin Abbas: أحمد بن علي بن عباس) September 1756 - 10 September 1816 was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1809-1816.

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Al-Mutawakkil Ahmad bin Sulayman

Al-Mutawakkil Ahmad bin Sulayman (1106–1171) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who revived the polity after a long interregnum, wielding power in 1138–1171.

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Al-Mutawakkil al-Muhsin

Al-Mutawakkil al-Muhsin (died July 29, 1878) was an Imam who claimed the Zaidi state of Yemen in 1855-1878, in rivalry with several other contenders and with the invading Turks.

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Al-Mutawakkil al-Mutahhar

Al-Mutawakkil al-Mutahhar (1398 - June/July 1474) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who ruled between 1436 and 1474, in rivalry with other claimants for the imamate.

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Al-Mutawakkil al-Mutahhar bin Yahya

Al-Mutawakkil al-Mutahhar bin Yahya (June 1217 – June 23, 1298) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen whose imamate lasted from 1276 to 1298.

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Al-Mutawakkil al-Qasim

Al-Mutawakkil al-Qasim (died April 23, 1727) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1716–1727.

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Al-Mutawakkil Isma'il

Al-Mutawakkil Isma'il (c. 1610 – 15 August 1676) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled the country from 1644 until 1676.

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Al-Mutawakkil Muhammad

Al-Mutawakkil Muhammad (died 11 December 1849) was an Imam of Yemen who reigned from 1845 to 1849.

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Al-Mutawakkil Yahya Sharaf ad-Din

Al-Mutawakkil Yahya Sharaf ad-Din (25 February 1473 – 27 March 1555) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen.

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Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din

Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din or al-Nasir li Din Allah Muhammad Salah al-Din ibn Ali al-Mahdi (Arabic: الناصر لدين الله محمد صلاح الدين بن علي المهدي) (b. September 4, 1338 - d. November 2, 1391) was an imam of Yemen who ruled during the period 1372-1391.

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Al-Wathiq al-Mutahhar

Al-Wathiq al-Mutahhar (1303 - 1379/80) was an imam of the Zaidi state of Yemen, who was also a poet.

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Ali Abdullah Saleh

Ali Abdullah Saleh (ʿAlī ʿAbdullāh Ṣāliḥ; 21 March 1947There is a dispute as to Saleh's date of birth, some saying that it was on 21 March 1942. See:. However, by Saleh's own confession, he was born in 1947. – 4 December 2017) was a Yemeni politician who served as the first President of Yemen, from Yemeni unification on 22 May 1990 to his resignation on 25 February 2012, following the Yemeni Revolution.

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Ali al-Ridha

'Alī ibn Mūsā ar-Riḍā (علي ابن موسى الرّضا), also called Abu al-Hasan, Ali al-Reza (29 December 765 – 23 August 818) or in Iran (Persia) as Imam Reza (امام رضا), was a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad and the eighth Shi'ite Imam, after his father Musa al-Kadhim, and before his son Muhammad al-Jawad.

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Alids

The Alids are the dynasties descended from Ali ibn Abi Talib, son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad (see Family tree of Muhammad and Family tree of Husayn ibn Ali).

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An-Nasir Abdallah

An-Nasir Abdallah (1811 - April 1840) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1837-1840.

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An-Nasir Ahmad (Zaidi imam)

An-Nasir Ahmad (died 5 June, 934) was the third imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen.

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An-Nasir al-Hasan

An-Nasir al-Hasan (1457 - June 24, 1523) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen, who exerted a limited authority in the northern Yemeni highland in 1495-1523.

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An-Nasir al-Hasan bin Ali

An-Nasir al-Hasan bin Ali (died 1615) was a claimant to the Zaidi state of Yemen between 1579 and 1585, in opposition to the Ottoman Turks, who occupied the Yemeni lands for years.

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An-Nasir Ali bin Salah

An-Nasir Ali bin Salah (died 1329) was a claimant to the Zaidi state in Yemen, acting in rivalry with other pretenders in 1328–1329.

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An-Nasir Muhammad (Zaidi imam)

An-Nasir Muhammad (January 17, 1680 – August 23, 1754), was a Yemeni Sayyid who twice claimed the Zaidi imamate of Yemen, in 1723 and 1727–1729.

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An-Nasir Muhammad bin Abdallah

An-Nasir Muhammad bin Abdallah (November 3, 1196 - December 1, 1226) was an imam of part of the Zaidi state in Yemen, who ruled in 1217-1226 in rivalry with a contender.

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An-Nasir Muhammad bin Yusuf

An-Nasir Muhammad bin Yusuf (died August 8, 1488) was a contender for the Zaidi state in Yemen, whose term as imam is counted from 1474 to 1488.

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Ayyubid dynasty

The Ayyubid dynasty (الأيوبيون; خانەدانی ئەیووبیان) was a Sunni Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin founded by Saladin and centred in Egypt.

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Circa

Circa, usually abbreviated c., ca. or ca (also circ. or cca.), means "approximately" in several European languages (and as a loanword in English), usually in reference to a date.

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Dar al-Hajar

The Dar al-Hajar (دار الحجر, "Stone House") is a royal palace located in Wadi Dhar near Sana‘a, Yemen.

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Dawah

(also daawa or daawah; دعوة "invitation") is the proselytizing or preaching of Islam.

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Emblem of Yemen

The national emblem of Yemen depicts a golden eagle with a scroll between its claws.

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Faisal of Saudi Arabia

Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (فيصل بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود; 14 April 1906 – 25 March 1975) was King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975.

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Fatimid Caliphate

The Fatimid Caliphate was an Islamic caliphate that spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west.

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Francis Robinson

Francis Christopher Rowland Robinson CBE, DL (born 23 November 1944 in Barnet) is a British historian and academic who specialises in the history of South Asia and Islam.

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Free Yemeni Movement

The Free Yemeni Movement (al-yamaniyin al-ahrar) was a nationalist political movement active in the politics of North Yemen from the mid-1930s until the 1962 coup which ushered in the Yemen Arab Republic and the 8-year North Yemen Civil War.

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Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (جمال عبد الناصر حسين,; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was the second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his death in 1970.

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Hamdanids (Yemen)

The Yemeni Hamdanids were a series of three families descended from the Arab Banū Hamdān tribe, who ruled in northern Yemen between 1099 and 1174.

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Hasan al-Utrush

Abu Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn ‘Alī ibn al-Ḥasan ibn ‘Alī ibn ‘Umar al-Ashraf ibn ‘Alī Zayn al-‘Ābidīn (Medina, ca. 844 – Amul, January/February 917), better known as al-Ḥasan al-Uṭrūsh ("the Deaf"), was an Alid Shia missionary of the Zaydi sect who re-established Zaydid rule over the province Tabaristan in northern Iran in 914, after fourteen years of Samanid rule.

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Hasan ibn Ali

Al-Ḥasan ibn Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (الحسن ابن علي ابن أبي طالب, 624–670 CE), commonly known as Hasan or Hassan, is the eldest son of Muhammad's daughter Fatimah and of Ali, and the older brother to Husayn.

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Hasan ibn Zayd

Al-Ḥasan ibn Zayd ibn Muḥammad ibn Ismā‘il ibn al-Ḥasan ibn Zayd (الحسن بن زيد بن محمد; died 6 January 884), also known as al-Da‘ī al-kabīr (داعي الكبير, "the Great/Elder Missionary"), was an Alid who became the founder of the Zaydid dynasty of Tabaristan.

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Hasan ibn Zayd ibn Hasan

Al-Ḥasan ibn Zayd ibn al-Ḥasan ibn ‘Alī ibn Abī Ṭālib (died 783), was a notable Alid who served as governor of Medina under al-Mansur.

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Houthis

The Houthis (الحوثيون al-Ḥūthiyyūn), officially called Ansar Allah (أنصار الله "Supporters of God"), are members of an Islamic religious-political-armed movement that emerged from Sa'dah in northern Yemen in the 1990s.

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Husayn ibn Ali

Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib (الحسين ابن علي ابن أبي طالب; 10 October 625 – 10 October 680) (3 Sha'aban AH 4 (in the ancient (intercalated) Arabic calendar) – 10 Muharram AH 61) (his name is also transliterated as Husayn ibn 'Alī, Husain, Hussain and Hussein), was a grandson of the Islamic ''Nabi'' (نَـبِي, Prophet) Muhammad, and son of Ali ibn Abi Talib (the first Shia Imam and the fourth Rashid caliph of Sunni Islam), and Muhammad's daughter, Fatimah.

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Ibrahim al-Hamdi

Lieutenant-Colonel Ibrahim al-Hamdi (30 September 1943 – October 11, 1977) (إبراهيم الحمدي) was the leader of a military coup d'etat in Yemen Arab Republic that overthrew the regime of President Abdul Rahman al-Iryani on June 13, 1974.

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Imamate

Imamate (إمامة imāmah) is a word derived from imam and meaning "leadership".

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Infobase Publishing

Infobase Publishing is an American publisher of reference book titles and textbooks geared towards the North American library, secondary school, and university-level curriculum markets.

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Islamic history of Yemen

Islam came to Yemen around 630 during Muhammad's lifetime and the rule of the Persian governor Badhan.

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Isma'ilism

Ismāʿīlism (الإسماعيلية al-Ismāʿīliyya; اسماعیلیان; اسماعيلي; Esmāʿīliyān) is a branch of Shia Islam.

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Jordan

Jordan (الْأُرْدُنّ), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

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List of leaders of South Yemen

The People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (commonly referred to as South Yemen) became independent as the People's Republic of South Yemen in November 1967, after the British withdrawal from the Federation of South Arabia and the Protectorate of South Arabia.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Mamluk

Mamluk (Arabic: مملوك mamlūk (singular), مماليك mamālīk (plural), meaning "property", also transliterated as mamlouk, mamluq, mamluke, mameluk, mameluke, mamaluke or marmeluke) is an Arabic designation for slaves.

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Medina

Medina (المدينة المنورة,, "the radiant city"; or المدينة,, "the city"), also transliterated as Madīnah, is a city in the Hejaz region of the Arabian Peninsula and administrative headquarters of the Al-Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia.

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Middle East

The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).

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Mocha, Yemen

Mocha (المخا Yemeni pronunciation) is a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen.

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Muhammad

MuhammadFull name: Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāšim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب ابن هاشم, lit: Father of Qasim Muhammad son of Abd Allah son of Abdul-Muttalib son of Hashim) (مُحمّد;;Classical Arabic pronunciation Latinized as Mahometus c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE)Elizabeth Goldman (1995), p. 63, gives 8 June 632 CE, the dominant Islamic tradition.

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Muhammad al-Badr

Muhammad Al-Badr (February 15, 1926 – August 6, 1996) (المنصور بالله محمد البدر بن أحمد) was the last king of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (North Yemen) and leader of the monarchist regions during the North Yemen Civil War (1962–1970).

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Muhammad bin Yahya Hamid ad-Din

Muhammad bin Yahya Hamid ad-Din (1839 in Sana'a – 4 June 1904 in Qaflat Idhar (translit)) was an Imam of Yemen who led the resistance against the Ottoman occupation in 1890–1904.

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Muhammad ibn Ja'far al-Sadiq

Muhammad ibn Ja'far al-Sadiq, surnamed al-Dibaj ("the handsome"), the younger full brother of Musa al-Kadhim, and son of Ja'far al-Sadiq appeared in Mecca in the year 200 A.H. / 815 C.E. claiming that he was the Awaited Mahdi.

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Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen

The Mutawakkilite Kingdom (المملكة المتوكلية), also known as the Kingdom of Yemen or, retrospectively, as North Yemen, was a state that existed between 1918 and 1962 in the northern part of what is now Yemen.

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Najahid dynasty

Najahid dynasty (بنو نجاح; Banū Najāḥ) was a slave dynasty of Abyssinian origin founded in Zabid in the Tihama (lowlands) region of Yemen around 1050 AD.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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North Yemen

North Yemen is the geographic area named the Yemen Arab Republic (1962–1990), its predecessor, the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (1918–1962), and their predecessors that exercised sovereignty over the territory that is now the north-western part of the state of Yemen in southern Arabia.

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North Yemen Civil War

The North Yemen Civil War (ثورة 26 سبتمبر, Thawra 26 Sabtambar, "26 September Revolution") was fought in North Yemen from 1962 to 1970 between royalist partisans of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom and supporters of the Yemen Arab Republic.

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Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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President of the Yemen Arab Republic

The President of the Yemen Arab Republic was the head of state of that country in what is now northern Yemen.

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Prime Minister of Yemen Arab Republic

The Prime Minister of the Yemen Arab Republic was the head of government of that country in what is now northern Yemen.

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Rassids

The Imams of Yemen and later the Kings of Yemen were religiously consecrated leaders belonging to the Zaidiyyah branch of Shia Islam.

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Rasulid dynasty

The Rasulids (بنو رسول, Banū Rasūl) were a Sunni Muslim dynasty that ruled Yemen from 1229 to 1454.

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Red Sea

The Red Sea (also the Erythraean Sea) is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia.

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Saladin

An-Nasir Salah ad-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub (صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب / ALA-LC: Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb; سەلاحەدینی ئەییووبی / ALA-LC: Selahedînê Eyûbî), known as Salah ad-Din or Saladin (11374 March 1193), was the first sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty.

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Sana'a

Sana'a (صنعاء, Yemeni Arabic), also spelled Sanaa or Sana, is the largest city in Yemen and the centre of Sana'a Governorate.

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Sevener

al-Ismāʿīliyya al-khāliṣa / al-Ismāʿīliyya al-wāqifa or Seveners (سبعية) was a branch of Ismā'īlī Shīʻa.

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Shia Islam

Shia (شيعة Shīʿah, from Shīʻatu ʻAlī, "followers of Ali") is a branch of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad designated Ali ibn Abi Talib as his successor (Imam), most notably at the event of Ghadir Khumm.

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South Yemen

South Yemen is the common English name for the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (جمهورية اليمن الديمقراطية الشعبية), which existed from 1967 to 1990 as a state in the Middle East in the southern and eastern provinces of the present-day Republic of Yemen, including the island of Socotra.

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Sulayhid dynasty

The Sulayhid dynasty (بنو صليح, Banu Ṣulayḥ) was an Ismaili Shia dynasty established in 1047 by Ali ibn Muhammad al-Sulayhi that ruled most of historical Yemen at its peak.

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Sunni Islam

Sunni Islam is the largest denomination of Islam.

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Tahirids (Yemen)

The Tahirids were an Arab Muslim dynasty that ruled Yemen from 1454 to 1517.

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Tihamah

Tihamah or Tihama (تهامة) refers to the Red Sea coastal plain of the Arabian Peninsula from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Bab el Mandeb.

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Twelver

Twelver (translit; شیعه دوازده‌امامی) or Imamiyyah (إمامية) is the largest branch of Shia Islam.

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Wahhabism

Wahhabism (الوهابية) is an Islamic doctrine and religious movement founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab.

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Yahya bin Muhammad as-Siraji

Yahya bin Muhammad as-Siraji (died 1296) was an imam of the Zaidi state in Yemen who held the imamate in 1261-1262.

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Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din

Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (or Imam Yahya) (18 June 1869 – 17 February 1948) became Imam of the Zaydis in 1904 after the death of his father, Muhammad Al-Mansur, and Imam of Yemen in 1918.

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Yemen

Yemen (al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Yemen Arab Republic

The Yemen Arab Republic (YAR; الجمهورية العربية اليمنية), also known as North Yemen or Yemen (Sana'a), was a country from 1962 to 1990 in the northwestern part of what is now Yemen.

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Yufirids

The Yufirids (بنو يعفر, Banū Yuʿfir) were a local Islamic Himyarite dynasty that held power in the highland of Yemen from 847 to 997.

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Zaidiyyah

Zaidiyyah or Zaidism (الزيدية az-zaydiyya, adjective form Zaidi or Zaydi) is one of the Shia sects closest in terms of theology to Hanafi Sunni Islam.

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Zurayids

The Zurayids (بنو زريع, Banū Zuraiʿ), were a Yamite Hamdani dynasty based in Yemen in the time between 1083 and 1174.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imams_of_Yemen

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