Umar Tal


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Umar Tal

(ˈuːmɑː tæl)
n
(Biography) ?1797–1864, African religious and military leader, who created a Muslim empire in W Africa
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During the 1850s, the region was shaken by protracted civil wars in some of its principal states, as well as by fierce confrontations between the French, who were advancing inland from their bases along the lower Senegal, and the forces of the militant Islamic reformer, Al-Hajj Umar Tal.
Apres la guerre sainte de El Haj Umar Tal, le Bondou, affaibli par les guerres, la famine et l'Amigration, fut gouverne par un Sisibe mis au pouvoir par les Francais, l'Almaami Bokar Saada.