Hassan ibn Yahya
Hassan Hamid al-Din ibn Yahya (13 June 1908 – 13 June 2003) was Prime Minister of North Yemen from April 1948 to August 1955.
Born at Al-Qafla, Hashid. He was the third oldest of king Yahya'...
Arwa al-Sulayhi
Arwa al-Sulayhi (Arabic: أروى بنت أحمد بن محمد بن جعفر بن موسى الصليحي الإسماعيلية‎ Arwá bint Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Jaʿfar ibn Mūsá ṣ-Ṣulayḥī al-Ismā'īliyyah, c. 1048–1138, died 22nd Shaban...
Arwa al-Sulayhi - Wikipedia
Malik al-Ashtar
Malik Al-Ashtar (Arabic: مالك الأشتر‎) (also known as Malik bin al-Harith al-Nakha'i) was one of the most loyal companions of Ali Ibn Abi Talib, the cousin of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. M...
Malik al-Ashtar - Wikipedia
Abu 'Abdullah al-Shi'i
Abu 'Abdullah al-Husayn ibn Ahmad ibn Zakariyya al-Shi'i (Arabic: ابو عبد الله الشيعي, Abū 'Abd Allāh ash-Shi'ī) (executed February 28, 911) was a Da'i for the Isma'ilis in Yemen and North Africa main...
Ahmad bin Yahya
Ahmad bin Yahya Hamidaddin (18 June 1891 – 18 September 1962) was the penultimate king of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen from 1948 to 1962. His full name and title was H.M. al-Nasir-li-Dinullah...
Ahmad bin Yahya - Wikipedia
Ali Abdullah Saleh
Ali Abdullah Saleh (Arabic: علي عبدالله صالح‎, ʿAlī ʿAbdullāh Ṣāliḥ; born 21 March 1942) is a Yemeni politician who was President of Yemen from 1990 to 2012. Saleh previously served as Presi...
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Sharifa Fatima
Sharifa Fatima (الشَّرِيفة فاطِمَة; d. after 1456; sharifa is an honorific, her proper name being Fatima bint al-Hassan) was a Zaydi chief in 15th century Yemen, and conquered Sa'dah and Najran. She w...
Rassids
The Imams of Yemen and later the Kings of Yemen were religiously consecrated leaders belonging to the Zaidiyyah branch of Shia Islam. They established a blend of religious and secular rule in parts of...
Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi
Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi (Arabic: حسين بدر الدين الحوثي;‎ 1956 – 10 September 2004), also spelled Hussein Badr Eddin al-Houthi, was a Zaidi religious leader and former member of the Yemeni pa...
Abdul-Malik al-Houthi
Sheikh Sayyid Abdul-Malik al-Houthi (born January 1, 1982) is a leader of the insurgency by Zaidi rebels. His brothers Yahia Badreddin al-Houthi and Abdul-Karim Badreddin Al-Houthi are also leaders of...
Asma bint Shihab
Asma Bint Shibab (died 1087) was the Queen of Yemen. Her full title, "al-Sayyida al-Hurrat-ul" translates to "The noble lady who is free and independent, the woman sovereign who bows to no superior a...
Asma bint Shihab - Wikipedia
Yahia Badreddin al-Houthi
Sheikh Sayyid Yahia Badreddin al-Houthi (born c. 1965) is the political leader of the Zaidi rebels who are fighting against the government of Yemen, known as the Houthis. He is a brother of current Ho...
Abdullah al-Ruzami
Abdullah Eida al-Ruzami was the military leader of Zaidi rebels, known as the Houthis, who fought against the government of Yemen during the Shia insurgency in Yemen.He co-signed a letter to the Yemen...
Imams of Yemen
The Imams of Yemen and later the Kings of Yemen were religiously consecrated leaders belonging to the Zaidiyyah branch of Shia Islam. They established a blend of religious and secular rule in parts of...
Imams of Yemen - Wikipedia
2011-2012 Yemeni uprising
The Yemeni Revolution followed the initial stages of the Tunisian Revolution and occurred simultaneously with the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 and other mass protests in the Middle East in 2011. In its...
2011-2012 Yemeni uprising - Wikipedia
Fares Mana'a
Sheikh Fares Mohammed Mana'a (born February 8, 1965) is a top Yemeni arms-dealer, businessman, rebel commander and politician. He is said to be Yemen's most famous arms-dealer. Mana'a was born on Febr...
Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din
Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din (or Imam Yahya) (18 June 1869 — 17 February 1948) became Imam of the Zaydis in 1904 and Imam of Yemen in 1918. His name and title in full was His majesty Amir al-Mumenin al...
Yahya Muhammad Hamid ed-Din - Wikipedia
Hani ibn Urwa
Ibn Ziyad summoned a retainer, Ma'qil, who he tasked to act a spy and pretend he was a Shi'a in order to locate the whereabouts of Muslim ibn Aqeel. With 3,000 dirhams in his hand and by falsely convi...
Bruce Conde
Bruce Conde (aka Bruce Alsono Bourbon de Conde, aka Alfonso Yorba) (5 December 1913 – 19 July 1992) was a US Army officer, stamp collector, royal imposter, and a general for Royalist forces during the...
Muhammad al-Badr
Muhammad Al-Badr (February 15, 1926 – August 6, 1996) (Arabic: المنصور بالله محمد البدر بن أحمد‎) was the last king of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (North Yemen) and leader of th...
Ageel bin Muhammad al-Badr
Ageel bin Muhammad al-Badr Hamidaddin (Arabic: عقيل بن محمد البدر حميد الدين) is also known as Ageel Al Shami or Yusuf Shami (born London, United Kingdom in 1973) is the eldest son of Muhammad al-Badr...