Muhammad Ibn 'Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi

Muhammad Ibn 'Abd al-Karim al-Khattabi

Abd el-Krim el-Khattabi (Arabic: محمد بن عبد الكريم الخطابي‎) (1882, Ajdir – February 6, 1963, Cairo) was a Moroccan political and military leader. He and his brother Mhemmed led a large-scale revolt by a coalition of Berber-speaking Rif tribes against French and Spanish colonization of the Rif, an area of northern Morocco. The rebels established the short-lived Republic of the Rif. Abd el-Krim's guerrilla tactics influenced Ho Chi Minh, Mao Zedong, and Che Guevara. ... more on Wikipedia

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