Usman dan Fodio

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Usman dan Fodio

(ˈuːsmɑːn dæn ˈfəʊdɪəʊ)
n
(Biography) 1754–1817, African mystic and revolutionary leader, who created a Muslim state in Nigeria
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It will be recalled that MASSOB has earlier exposed this Islamisation agenda in pursuit, projection and actualisation of the grand command of Uthman Dan Fodio which is to Islamise/fulanise this geographical entity called Nigeria and destroy the entire Southern Nigeria but nobody believed us.
He discusses the Age of Revolutions and the Atlantic world, the Jihad of 'Uthman dan Fodio in the Central Bilad al-Sudan, jihad and the slave trade, the repercussions of jihad in the Americas, and empowering history: trajectories across the cultural and religious divide.
Martin, "Unbelief in the Western Sudan: 'Uthman dan Fodio's "Ta'lim alikhwan,"' Middle Eastern Studies (1967) 4:1, pp.
For example, the division of the Sokoto Caliphate into eastern and western sections occurred on the death of Uthman dan Fodio in 1817, not in 1811 (p.
In the early nineteenth century, Uthman dan Fodio and his followers established the Sokoto Caliphate.
(1) Mervyn Hiskett, The Sword of Truth: The Life and Times of Shehu 'Uthman Dan Fodio (Evanston, Il.: Northwestern University Press, 1994).
For instance, Nana Asama'u, daughter of the founder of the Sokoto caliphate, Sheikh Uthman dan Fodio, not only was educated but also pioneered women's rights and positions in Islamic society in Nigeria in the nineteenth century.
The Fulani people were nomadic cattle-herders and fierce horsemen, who in the early 1800s, imbued with zeal for Islam, established a fundamentalist Muslim state among the Hausas in northern Nigeria under their leader Uthman dan Fodio, Commander of the Faithful.