Afar people
The Afar (Afar: Qafár), also known as the Danakil, are an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia and in northern Djibouti, although some also inhabi...
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Siddiqis in the Horn of Africa
Siddiqi (Arabic: صدیقی‎) is a Muslim family name, found in the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Sheikh is an additional title used occasionally by Siddiqis to signify noble Ar...
Mohammad Abdullahi Omar
Dr. Mohammad Abdullahi Omar (Somali: Maxamed Cabdulaahi Cumar, Arabic: محمد عبدالله اومار‎) is a Somali politician. He served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland, a self-dec...
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Mohamed Ibrahim Liqliiqato
Mohamed Ibrahim Liqliqato (1921, Kismayo, Italian Somaliland - 1998) was a Somali military and political leader.Upon completing Quranic school, Liqliqato joined the British Military (Gendermaa) and se...
Nur ibn Mujahid
Nur ibn Mujahid ibn ‘Ali ibn ‘Abdullah al Dhuhi Suha (Somali: Nuur ibn Muujahiid, Arabic: نور بن مجاهد) (literally, "Light"; died 1567), of the Ahl Suhawyan division of the Marehan branch of the Somal...
Sabr ad-Din I
Sabr ad-Din I (fl. 1332) was a Somali Emir of the Ifat Sultanate. He was the son of Nahwi bin Mansur bin Umar Walashma and younger brother of Haqq ad-Din I.
Sabr ad-Din rallied his fellow Muslims ...
Haji Farah Ali Omar
Haji Farah Ali Omar (Somali: Xaaji Faarax Cali Cumar, Arabic: الحاج فرح علي عمر‎) (b. 1907) was a Somali politician. He was a senior official in the government of the Trust Territory of ...
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Hanan Ibrahim
Hanan Ibrahim MBE (Somali: Xanan Ibraahiim, Arabic: حنان ابراهيم‎) is a Somali social activist. She is the Chairperson of the Barnet Muslim Women's Network, among other organizations.
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Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf
Haji Bashir Ismail Yusuf (Somali: Xaaji Bashiir Ismaaciil Yuusuf, Arabic: حاجي بشير اسماعيل يوسف‎) (b. 1912 in Hobyo, Somalia – d. 1984 in Cairo, Egypt), also spelled Hagi Bashir Ismail ...
Maryam Qaasim
Maryam Qaasim (Somali: Maryam Qaasim Axmed, Arabic: مريم قاسم‎) is a Somali politician. She served as the Minister for Human Development and Public Services of Somalia from November 2012...
Abd Al-Rahman bin Ahmad al-Zayla'i
Shaykh Abd Al-Rahman bin Ahmad al-Zayla'i (Arabic: عبد الرحمن بن أحمد الزيلعي‎) (b. 1820–1882) was a Somali scholar who played a crucial role in the spread of the Qadiriyyah movement in Som...
Somali art
Somali art is the artistic culture of the Somali people, both historic and contemporary. These include artistic traditions in pottery, music, architecture, woodcarving and other genres. Somali art is ...
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Osman Haji
Osman Haji Mohamed (Somali: Cusmaan Xaaji Maxamed, Arabic: عثمان حاجي محمد‎) (b. 1920 – d. July 28, 1975), also known as Osman Baketti, was a Somali politician. He was a prominent figure...
Abdullahi Ahmed Irro
Abdullahi Ahmed Irro (Somali: Cabdullaahi Axmed Cirro, Arabic: عبد الله أحمد إرو‎), also known as Abdullahi Ahmad Yousef Irro, was a prominent Somali military professor and General. He h...
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Yasmin Warsame
Yasmin Abshir Warsame (Somali: Yasmiin Cabshir Warsame, Arabic: ياسمين ابشير ارسام‎) (born May 5, 1976) is a Canadian model and activist of Somali origin. In 2004, she was named "The Mos...
Osman Ahmed
Osman Ahmed (Somali: Cusmaan Ahmed, Arabic: عثمان أحمد‎) was a Somali ruler. He was the fifth Sultan of the Geledi sultanate.
Osman Ahmed is considered less illustrious than his pred...
Haji Mohamed Yasin Ismail
Haji Mohamed Yasin Ismail (Somali: Xaaji Maxamed Yaasiin Ismaaciil, Arabic: حاجي محمد ياسين اسماعيل‎) is a Somali entrepreneur and political activist.
Ismail hails from the autonomou...
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Ali Maow Maalin
Ali Maow Maalin (also Mao Moallim and Mao' Mo'allim) (1954 – 22 July 2013) was a Somali hospital cook and health worker from Merca who is the last person known to be infected with naturally occurring ...
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Barkat Gourad Hamadou
Barkat Gourad Hamadou (Arabic: بركات غوراد حمادو‎) (born 1 January 1930) was the Prime Minister of Djibouti from 2 October 1978 until 7 March 2001.
Hamadou is a member of the Afar ethnic...
Aar Maanta
Hassan Mohammed Abdirahman (Somali: Xasan Maxamed Cabdiraxmaan, Arabic: حسن محمد عبد الرحمن‎), known by his stage name Aar Maanta, is a Somali-British singer-songwriter, actor, composer,...
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Bashir Isse
Bashir Isse (Somali: Bashiir Cisse, Arabic: بشير عيسى‎), also known as Bashir Issa Ali, is a Somali banker. He previously served as the CEO of the Commercial and Savings Bank of Somalia,...
Somali Canadians
Somali Canadians are residents and citizens of Canada of Somali ancestry.
Canada has one of the largest Somali populations in the western world. Unofficial estimates placing the figure as high as ...
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Abdullahi Sheikh Ismail
Abdullahi Sheikh Ismail (Somali: Cabdullaahi Sheekh Ismaaciil, Arabic: عبد الله الشيخ إسماعيل‎) is a Somali politician. He previously served as a Deputy Prime Minister, as well as a Fore...
Somali people
Somalis (Somali: Soomaaliyeed, Arabic: الصوماليون‎) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula). The overwhelming majority of Somalis speak the Somali language,...
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