Al-Mutawakkil Muhammad

Al-Mutawakkil Muhammad

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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-Mutawakkil Muhammad (died 11 December 1849) was an Imam of Yemen who reigned in 1845-1849. He belonged to the Qasimid family, descended from the Prophet Muhammad, which dominated the Zaidi imamate of Yemen from 1597 to 1962. Muhammad bin Yahya was a grandson of Imam al-Mansur Ali I. In 1845 he claimed the imamate from the weak incumbent al-Mansur Ali II. In this he was supported by Sharif Husayn of Abu Arish, who acted as autonomous lord in the Yemeni lowlands (Tihamah) under formal Ottoman suzerainty. With a strong force he appeared outside the capital San'a. The inhabitants endorsed his claim, opened the gates of the city and deposed al-Mansur Ali II. The usurper took the name al-Mutawakkil Muhammad.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136701863
  • 9786136701868