"the Mad Mullah in Somaliland"

Sayyid Muhammad Abd Allah al-Hasan (1856-1920), referred to by the British as the Mad Mullah, was a Somali religious and nationalist leader. He founded the Dervish State in Somalia that fought an anti-imperial war against British, Italian and Ethiopian forces for over 20 years.


Taleh Castle in Somalia
Public DomainTaleh Castle in Somalia - Credit: Scoobycentric