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date: 17 July 2018

Abd al-Qadir 1807–1883 Algerian religious and military leader, credited with unifying the Algerian territory through his campaign against French colonization. 

Source:
Encyclopedia of Africa
Author(s):

Marian Aguiar

Considered a hero of anticolonial resistance by many contemporary Algerians, Abd al-Qadir created an Arab-Berber alliance to oppose French expansion ...

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