Al-Mansur Al-Husayn II

Al-Mansur Al-Husayn II

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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-Mansur al-Husayn II (14 June 1696 - 6 March 1748) was an Imam of Yemen who ruled in 1727-1748. He belonged to the Qasimid family, descendants of the Prophet Muhammad, who dominated the Zaidi imamate of Yemen in 1597-1962. Al-Husayn bin al-Qasim was a son of Imam al-Mutawakkil al-Qasim. At the end of his father's reign, he entertained contacts with the rebellious tribesmen of Hashid and Bakil. However, the rebellion died down and there seem to have been no further consequences for his illoyal conduct. When al-Mutawakkil al-Qasim died some months later, in 1727, al-Husayn went to San'a where, after his father's funeral, he laid claim to the imamate and took the title al-Mansur al-Husayn. He was opposed by another claimant, an-Nasir Muhammad, who was supported by the Hashid and Bakil, and by the lord of Kawkaban. Al-Mansur al-Husayn II retained control over San'a but found reason to pay allegiance to an-Nasir Muhammad.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136698722
  • 9786136698724