Muhammad Ahmad

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Birthday
12, 1844
Birthplace
Sudan
Death Date
Jun 22, 1885 (40)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1844
Birthplace
Sudan
Death Date
Jun 22, 1885 (40)

About

Religious leader of the Samaniyya order in Sudan from 1881-1885. In 1881, he declared that he was the Mahdi or the messianic redeemer of the Islamic faith.

Before Fame

He was interested in religion from a young age and after staying with Sheikh Muhammad Sharif for seven years, he was awarded to be Sheikh and traveled around on religious missions.

Trivia

He led a successful military campaign against the Turco-Egyptian government of the Sudan.

Family Life

He grew up in a family of descendants of the Prophet Muhammad.

Associated With

He is a descendant of actor Alexander Siddig.