Meaning of ABD ALLAH in English


or 02BD; Abdullahi

born 1846, Sudan

died Nov. 24, 1899, Kordofan

Political and religious leader who succeeded Mu 1E25; ammad A 1E25; mad (al-Mahd 012B; ) as head of the Mahdist movement in the Sudan in 1885.

He launched attacks against the Ethiopians and invaded Egypt, securing his position by 1891. In 1896 Anglo-Egyptian forces began to reconquer the Sudan. 02BD; Abd All 0101; h resisted until 1898, when he was forced to flee Omdurman . He died in battle one year later.

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