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Yusuf Islam

Birth:1947
Death:

The well-known British singer and musician for his hit songs in the 1960s and '70s. Yusuf Islam formerly known as Cat Stevens, whose string of hits in the 1960s and '70s included 'Peace Train', 'Wild World' and 'Morning Has Broken'. Intense and introverted, while he contracted TB, he ...

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Yusuf Bin Abdullah Al Rawa

Birth:1922
Death:2000

Politician. Yusuf played an active role in Parti Islam Sa-Malaysia (PAS) in its formation in 1951 and re-orientation in the 1980s. He published bi-weekly Islamic magazine, Al-Israh. He was born in Gelugor, Penang where he died.

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Yusuf Adil Shah

Birth:1459
Death:1510

The founder of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Bijapur. The Khutba in his name was read in 1489 and he reigned for twenty-one years. Adil Shahi dynasty lasted till 1672.

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Yousif Kuwa Mekki

Birth:1945
Death:2001

The leader of the Nuba people of Sudan who gave to his followers a new pride and confidence in their Africannes. Yousif demonstrated that armed struggle is not incompatible with respect for human rights and civil society. Yousif who was the embodiment of the traditional Nuba value of political and ...

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Yazid Ibn Al Muhallab

Birth:672
Death:720

Governor of Khurasan in the beginning of 8th century. He fought with the powerful governor of Iraq, al Hajaj and was jailed by the caliph al Walid. In 715 when Suleyman became caliph, he again came to power, but was jailed in 717 for not paying the tribute. He was killed in 720 ...

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Yazid II

Birth:687
Death:724

The son of Abd Al Malik Ibn Marwan. Caliph of Islam between 720 to 724.

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Yazid

Birth:645
Death:683

The son of Amir Muawiya and the second Caliph of the house of Ummaya. Yazid ascended the throne the same day his father died, 7 April 680. He was responsible for the death of Hazrat Hussain and his family at Karbala. He ruled for about four years. During his reign the Muslim ...

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Yasuf Adil Haji

Birth:
Death:1354

He completed the Al Hambra palace of Spain and was a king of Granada. He ascended the throne in 1333.

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