February 9th, 2013

Иван Дурак

Female Leaders in Muslim Countries (7 - 17 centuries) - Part 1

To Part 2 (18 - 19 centuries): http://hojja-nusreddin.livejournal.com/3072379.html
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624 Opposition Leader Hind al-Hunnud, Arab World

A member of the Quaish Tribe in the Kingdom of Kindah, she was one of the leaders of the opposition to Muhammed. She led a battle against him in 624, where her father and brother were killed and she then led a battle of vengeance against Muhammed. In the end she submitted to him and became a Muslim convert.
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Иван Дурак

Female Leaders in Muslim Countries (18 - 19 centuries) - Part 2

To Part 1 (7 - 17 centuries): http://hojja-nusreddin.livejournal.com/3072042.html
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1695 - 1715 Mah-Para Ummatallah Rabia Gül-Nüz Ummetulla Valide Sultan of The Ottoman Empire (Turkey)

Mother of Mustafa II (1695-1703) and Ahmed III (1703-30). She did not play any major role during their reigns, but she was asked to approve and authorize the replacement of Mustafa by Ahmed, which she did. As the senior representative of the dynasty, her approval was considered to be imperative. Daughter of the Venetian Retimo Verzizzi, she lived (1647-1715).
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