Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed Sultan Ali

18th Sultan of Ifat


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Died: 1403 buried in Zeila

Father: Sultan Ahmed "Harbi Areid" Sultan Ali Sultan Sabr AlDin Mahamed

During his life he fought the Habasha, Hadiya and Zalan kingdoms, a struggle in which he was initially victorious but eventually defeated.

In 1403, Emperor Dawit I laid seige to Zeila and took the city, and Sacad ad-Din was killed.

His sons fled to Yemen where they found refuge with Rasulid Sultan Ahmad ibn al-Ashraf. They would in time return to restore their father's kingdom as Adal.

Written By: James Dahl

Children born by ???
  • Abubakar Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed
  • Sultan Sabr AlDin Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed
  • Mahamed Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed
  • Sultan Mansur Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed
  • Sultan Jamal AlDin Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed
  • Sultan Ahmed AlDin "Badlay" Sultan Saad AlDin Sultan Ahmed
  • Siblings (mother not known)

    1. Sultan Haqq AlDin Sultan Ahmed Sultan Ali


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