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Abdur Rahman I Al Dakhil

Birth:731

Death:788

He was the founder of the Ummavi dynasty in Spain. To save his life from the Abbaside he fled to Spain from Damascus in 750 AD. He defeated King Charlemene and was the founder builder of the Great Mosque of Cordoba in 786. Though transformed into cathedral, it is even now known as La Hezquita (the mosque).

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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