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Fatimid Dynasty

750 - 1171

Fatimids ruled in Kairwan

910

Fatimids sacked Genoa

934 - 935

Abdalah ibn Yasin taught among the Sanhaja

1039

Almoravid Movement

1039 - 1147

The Almoravid dynasty originated from a religious and political movement founded by the Berber tribes of the southern Sahara

Fatimids Berber lieutenants, the Zirids, renounced their allegience

1048

Yasin able to take Sijilmasa

1054

Yasin lost his life in a battle against the Barghwata of the Atlantic plains

1059

Abu Bakr ibn ‘Umar took over the movement

Fatimid decline due to severe famine

1062 - 1073

Movement created a new capitol at Marakesh

1070

Abu Bakrs lieutenant and successor Yusuf ibn Tashfin came into power

1070

Muhammed ibn Tumart born

1080

Leader of Almohad Movement

Movement conquered the entire Maghrib west of the Algiers

1083

ibn Tumart led the Masmuda to jihad

1128

Almohad Dynasty

1130 - 1269

Almohad movement took Marakesh

1147

Took Ifiqiya

1160

Fatmids overthrown by their Kurdish Vizier, great Saladin

1171

Almohads defeat began with its defeat by Christian forces in Spain

1212

Mamluk Rule

1250 - 1517

Black Death

1348 - 1350