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Lalla Fatma N'Soumer

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Fatma N'Soumer
Faḍma n Sumer  (Kabyle)
Bornc. 1830
Werja, Abi Youcef
Diedc. 1863 (aged 32–33)
Known forMaraboutic resistance fighter against the French conquest of Algeria

Lalla Fatma N'Soumer (born Fatima Sayed Ahmed Oomazian) and also known as Lalla Fatma (c.1830 – c.1863) was an important person in Algeria who fought in a resistance movement when France was invading Algeria.

Chérif Boubaghla and Lalla Fatma n'Soumer
Statue of Lalla Fatma N'Soumer in Algeria

Legacy[change | change source]

The movie Fatma N'Soumer (2014) is about her.[1]

There are many statues, schools and streets in Algeria named after her and many women like her.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fatma N'Soumer (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved 7 July 2017.

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