Sayyida al Hurra

1485 - 1542

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Sayyida al Hurra (Arabic: السيدة الحرة), real name Lalla Aicha bint Ali ibn Rashid al-Alami (Arabic: للا عائشة بنت علي بن رشيد العلمي) (1485 – 14 July 1561), was Hakimat Titwan (Governor of Tétouan) between 1515–1542 and a Moroccan privateer leader during the early 16th century. She became the wife of the Wattasid Sultan Ahmad ibn Muhammad. She is considered to be "one of the most important female figures of the Islamic West in the modern age".The life of Sayyida al-Hurra can be understood within geopolitical and religious contexts, particularly the struggle between Muslim and Christian empires during her lifetime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sayyida al Hurra has received more than 174,805 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Sayyida al Hurra is the 7,396th most popular politician, the 39th most popular biography from Morocco and the 22nd most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Sayyida al Hurra ranks 7,396 out of 15,577Before her are Ahmed Shafik, Adelaide of Paris, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Tokugawa Ieshige, Tetricus II, and Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz. After her are King Wuling of Zhao, Ashurnasirpal I, João I of Kongo, Myeongjong of Goryeo, Herbert von Bismarck, and Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium.

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Among people born in 1485, Sayyida al Hurra ranks 12Before her are Pedro de Alvarado, Sebastiano del Piombo, Clément Janequin, Joos van Cleve, Johannes Bugenhagen, and Wolf Huber. After her are Balthasar Hubmaier, Elizabeth of Denmark, Electress of Brandenburg, Giovanni Battista Ramusio, Marco Girolamo Vida, Romanino, and Hugh Latimer. Among people deceased in 1542, Sayyida al Hurra ranks 10Before her are 2nd Dalai Lama, Hernando de Soto, Lapu-Lapu, Dosso Dossi, Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford, and Thomas Wyatt. After her are Peter Henlein, Cristóvão da Gama, Malik Muhammad Jayasi, Diego de Almagro II, Ludwig Senfl, and Nikolaus Federmann.

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In Morocco

Among people born in Morocco, Sayyida al Hurra ranks 39 out of 198Before her are Larbi Benbarek (1914), Anne-Marie David (1952), Mohamed Abdelaziz (1946), Abd al-Rahman of Morocco (1779), Mohammed ben Abdallah (1710), and Dominique de Villepin (1953). After her are Idris II of Morocco (791), Ahmed Faras (1946), Christian de Portzamparc (1944), Aziz Akhannouch (1961), Mohamed Choukri (1935), and Muhammad IV of Morocco (1803).

Among POLITICIANS In Morocco

Among politicians born in Morocco, Sayyida al Hurra ranks 22Before her are Mehdi Ben Barka (1920), Abd al-Hafid of Morocco (1875), Mohamed Abdelaziz (1946), Abd al-Rahman of Morocco (1779), Mohammed ben Abdallah (1710), and Dominique de Villepin (1953). After her are Idris II of Morocco (791), Aziz Akhannouch (1961), Muhammad IV of Morocco (1803), Mohammed Ben Aarafa (1886), Abbas El Fassi (1940), and Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman (1297).