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Yusuf Mahamud Ibrahim (Somali: Yuusuf Maxamuud Ibrahiim, Arabic: يوسف محمود ابراهيم‎) was a Somali ruler. He was the third Sultan
Sultan
of the Geledi sultanate, reigning from 1798 to 1848. Biography[edit] Yusuf was the son of the Somali Sultan
Sultan
Mahamud Ibrahim, and the grandson of Ibrahim Adeer. His rule marked the start of the golden age of the Geledi. Sultan
Sultan
Yusuf's army emerged victorious during the Bardheere
Bardheere
Jihad, which restored stability in the region and revitalized the East African ivory trade. For his exploits, he received presents from and had cordial relations with the rulers of neighbouring and distant kingdoms alike, such as the Omani, Witu and Yemeni sultanates.

Preceded by Mahamud Ibrahim Geledi sultanate Succeeded by Ahmed Yusuf

See also[edit]

Somali aristocratic and court titles

References[edit]

Luling, Virginia (2002). Somali Sultanate: the Geledi city-state over 150 years. Transaction Publishers. ISBN 0-7658-0914-1. 

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