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Al-Hajjam al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Qasim

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Al-Hajjam al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Qasim (Arabic: الحجام الحسن بن محمد بن القاسم‎) was the tenth Idrisid ruler and sultan of Morocco. He took over after a short Fatimid overlordship by Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi Billah in 925 and was overthrown in 927. He died in 944.

Hassan I
حسن الأول
Sultan of Morocco
Reign925-927
PredecessorYahia IV ibn Idris
SuccessorAl-Qasim I Guennoun
Bornunknown
Died944
Full name
Hassan I al-Hajjam ibn Muhammad
DynastyIdrisid
ReligionZaydi Shia Islam

Al-Hajjam (meaning the barber in Arabic) was the last Idrisid ruler to stay in the capital Fes.[1]

The Fatimids ruled for 10 more years after they ousted al-Hajjam only to be once again overthrown by the Idrisids under the leadership of al-Qasim Guennoun.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ African states and rulers. Stewart, John. McFarland & Co., 2006. 3rd Edition
Preceded by
Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi Billah of the Fatimid dynasty
Idrisid dynasty
925–927
Succeeded by
Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi Billah