Al-Hadi Sharaf Ad-Din

Al-Hadi Sharaf Ad-Din

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 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. His period saw a tribal embryo of a state taking form in the highlands of Yemen, which would be strengthened by his successors as imams, and eventually usher into the expulsion of the Ottoman Turks in the early 20th century. Sharaf ad-Din bin Muhammad bin Abd ar-Rahman was a 14th-generation descendant of a medieval imam, al-Mu'ayyad Yahya (d. 1346).He was born in Jeddah while his Yemeni parents performed the hajj, and received a thorough education in the Islamic sciences. The Ottoman Turks occupied San'a in 1872 and brought an end to the old Zaidi state which had existed since 1597. The Imam al-Mutawakkil al-Muhsin refused to submit.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136696118
  • 9786136696119