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Ahmad I ibn Abi Bakr was Emir of Harar (1755 - 1782). He made several successful military expeditions against the Oromo around the city of Harar, which probably helped to keep the trade routes open west to Shewa and east to Zeila.[1]

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  1. ^ R. A. Caulk, "Harar Town and Its Neighbours in the Nineteenth Century", Journal of African History, 18 (1977), pp. 371f