Ibrahim al-Ifriqi

Ibrahim al-Ifriqi (Arabic: إبراهيم الإفريقي‎) was a ninth century governor of the Yemen for the Abbasid Caliphate.

Ibrahim al-Ifriqi
إبراهيم الإفريقي
Abbasid Governor of Yemen
In office
820–821
Monarchal-Ma'mun
Preceded byHisn ibn al-Minhal
Succeeded byNu'aym and Al-Muzaffar ibn Yahya al-Kindi
Personal details
BornAbbasid Caliphate
RelationsBanu Shayban tribe
FatherAbu ibrahim al-Shaybani
Military service
AllegianceAbbasid Caliphate
RankArmy officer

A member of the Banu Shayban, Ibrahim was appointed as governor during the caliphate of al-Ma'mun (r. 813–833), in place of Hisn ibn al-Minhal. He was in turn eventually replaced by the joint governors Nu'aym ibn al-Waddah al-Azdi and al-Muzaffar ibn Yahya al-Kindi.[1]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Al-Mad'aj 1988, p. 212; Van Arendonk 1919, p. 100; Bikhazi 1970, p. 29.

ReferencesEdit

  • Bikhazi, Ramzi J. (1970). "Coins of al-Yaman 132-569 A.H." Al-Abhath. 23: 3–127. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  • Al-Mad'aj, Abd al-Muhsin Mad'aj M. (1988). The Yemen in Early Islam (9-233/630-847): A Political History. London: Ithaca Press. ISBN 0863721028.
  • Van Arendonk, Cornelius (1919). De Opkomst Van Het Zaidietische Imamaat in Yemen. Leiden: E.J. Brill. ISBN 0863721028.
Political offices
Preceded by
Hisn ibn al-Minhal
Abbasid governor of the Yemen
820–821
Succeeded by
Nu'aym ibn al-Waddah al-Azdi and al-Muzaffar ibn Yahya al-Kindi