By Ahmed Bouyerdene,Eric Geoffroy

This notable biography of the Algerian warrior and Sufi saint, Emir Abd el-Kader (1807/8-1883), exhibits his astounding religious features within the struggle opposed to the French colonial professionals. The long island Times referred to as the Emir “one of the few nice males of the century,” whereas Abraham Lincoln and Pope Pius IX either counseled the Emir for rescuing 15,000 Christians whereas in exile in Damascus. In 1846, the city of Elkader, Iowa was once named in his honor.

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