Mahamad Cabdille Hasan

(d. 1921)

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(d. 1921)

Somali Islamic revivalist. Tribal leader and anticolonialist activist. His attempts to convert Somalis from the popular Qadiri Sufi order to the puritanical Salihi sect met with stiff resistance. His legacy was the recognition of the need to separate religious inspiration from secular power.

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