Hammadid

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Hammadid Sultanate

1014–1152
The Hammadid dynasty (green), c. 1100.
The Hammadid dynasty (green), c. 1100.
CapitalBeni Hammad (until 1090)
Béjaïa (after 1090)
Common languagesBerber, Classical Arabic, Mozarabic
Religion
Sunni Islam (Maliki)
GovernmentMonarchy
Sultan 
• 1008–1028
Hammad ibn Buluggin
• 1121–1152
Yahya ibn Abd al-Aziz
History 
• Established
1014
• Disestablished
1152
CurrencyDinar
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Zirid
Almohad dynasty

The Hammadids were a Berber group. It was in what is now north-eastern modern Algeria. It existed from about 1008 to 1152. They were destroyed by the Almohads.

The capital was first Qalaat Beni Hammad. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 1090 the capital was changed to Béjaïa.

Rulers[change | change source]

  • Hammad ibn Buluggin, 1014–1028
  • al-Qaid ibn Hammad, 1028–1045
  • Muhsin ibn Qaid, 1045–1046
  • Buluggin ibn Muhammad ibn Hammad, 1046–1062
  • an-Nasir ibn Alnas ibn Hammad, 1062–1088
  • al-Mansur ibn Nasir, 1088–1104
  • Badis ibn Mansur, 1104
  • Abd al-Aziz ibn Mansur, 1104–1121
  • Yahya ibn Abd al-Aziz, 1121–1152