Abu Abdallah al-Shi'i executed

Abu Abdallah al-Shi'i executed

Fatimid Caliphate

Abu Abdallah al-Shi'i executed
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911 Feb 28

Abu Abdallah al-Shi'i executed

Kairouan, Tunisia

Al-Shi'i had hoped that al-Mahdi would be a spiritual leader, and leave the administration of secular affairs to him, his brother al Hasan instigated him to overthrow Imam Al Mahdi Billah but he was unsuccessful. After disclosing the plot against al-Mahdi by the Kutama Berber commander Ghazwiyya, who then assassinated Abu abdallah on February 911.

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