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MAAD NDAAH NJEMEH JOOF (Serer : MAAD NDAAH NJEEME JUUF or Mad Ndaah Njeeme Juuf ) is one of the patriarchs of the Joof family , himself the medieval King of Laah (or Lâ) in Baol
Baol
now part of independent Senegal
Senegal
. He ruled from the late 13th century to the early 14th century, c . 1290. His descendants from the branch of Maad Patar Kholleh Joof (the conqueror) ruled the pre-colonial Kingdoms of Sine , Saloum
Saloum
and Baol
Baol
, from the 14th century to 1969. The last king of Sine and Saloum
Saloum
( Maad a Sinig Mahecor Joof
Maad a Sinig Mahecor Joof
and Maad Saloum
Saloum
Fode N\'Gouye Joof respectively) died in 1969. After their deaths, the Serer States of Sine and Saloum
Saloum
were incorporated into independent Senegal. His descendants went on to found three royal houses :

* The Royal House of Boureh Gnilane Joof founded by Jaraff Boureh Gnilane Joof (also known as : Keur Bouré Gnilane) * The Royal House of Jogo Siga Joof founded by Maad a Sinig Jogo Gnilane Joof (also known as : Keur Diogo Siga) * The Royal House of Semou Njekeh Joof
The Royal House of Semou Njekeh Joof
founded by Maad Semou Njekeh Joof (also known as : Keur Keur Semou Djiké or Semou Ndiké)

Maad Ndaah Njemeh is one of the most significant figures in Serer and Senegambian dynastic history. He stems from the royal line of Lamane Jegan Joof , the 11th century founder and King of Tukar
Tukar
.

SEE ALSO

* Lamane Jegan Joof * Tukar
Tukar
* Kingdom of Baol * Serer people * Kingdom of Sine * Kingdom of Saloum * Joof family * Boukar Djillakh Faye
Boukar Djillakh Faye
* Lamane * Lingeer Fatim Beye * Lingeer Ndoye Demba * Lingeer
Lingeer
* Serer history (medieval era to present)

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portal * History portal * Monarchy portal

NOTES AND REFERENCES

* ^ English spelling in English speaking Gambia
Gambia
, or Maad Ndaah Ndiémé Diouf" - French spelling in French speaking Senegal
Senegal
- see Joof family . * ^ Also spelled : Bour Ndaah Ndiémé Diouf, Ndaah Njeeme Juuf, Maad Ndaah Njemeh Joof, etc. * ^ A B (in French) La famille Juuf « L'épopée de Sanmoon Fay », in Éthiopiques, n° 54, vol. 7, 2e semestre 1991 * ^ (in French) Éthiopiques, Issues 55-56. Fondation Léopold Sédar Senghor , 1991, p. 148 * ^ A B C D (in French) Diouf, Niokhobaye, « Chronique du royaume du Sine, suivie de notes sur les traditions orales et les sources écrites concernant le royaume du Sine par Charles Becker et Victor Martin », Bulletin de l'IFAN, tome 34, série B, n° 4, 1972 * ^ (in English) Klein, Martin A., Islam and Imperialism in Senegal. Sine-Saloum , 1847-1914, Edinburgh University Press , 1968, p. XV

BIBLIOGRAPHY

* "La famille Juuf « L'épopée de Sanmoon Fay », in Éthiopiques, n° 54, vol. 7, 2e semestre 1991 * Éthiopiques, Issues 55-56. Fondation Léopold Sédar Senghor, 1991, * Diouf, Niokhobaye, « Chronique du royaume du Sine, suivie de notes sur les traditions orales et les sources écrites concernant le royaume du Sine par Charles Becker et Victor Martin », Bulletin de l'IFAN, tome 34, série B, n° 4, 1972 * Klein, Martin A., Islam and Imperialism in Senegal. Sine-Saloum, 1847-1914, Edinburgh University Press, 1968, p. XV

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ROYALTY

Kings and lamanes

* Lamane Jegan Joof * Maad a Sinig Kumba Ndoffene Famak Joof * Maad a Sinig Kumba Ndoffene Famak Joof * Maad a Sinig Kumba Ndoffene Fa Ndeb Joof * Maad a Sinig Mahecor Joof
Maad a Sinig Mahecor Joof
* Maad a Sinig Maysa Wali Jaxateh Manneh * Maad a Sinig Ama Joof Gnilane F