The Hamdanid dynasty (Arabic: حمدانيون) was a Shi’a Muslim Arab dynasty of northern Iraq (Al-Jazirah) and Syria (890-1004). They claimed to have been descended from the ancient Banu Taghlib Christian tribe of Mesopotamia.
Hamdanids in Al-Jazira
- Hamdan ibn Hamdun (868-874)
- al-Husayn ibn Hamdan (895-916)
- Abdullah ibn Hamdan (906-929)
- Nasir ad-Daula (929-967)
- Adid ad-Daula (967-980)
- Abul Tahir Ibrahim ibn al-Hasan (989-997)
- Abu Abdillah al-Husayn ibn al-Hasan (989-997)
Hamdanids in Aleppo
- Sayf al-Daula (945-967)
- Saad al-Daula (967-991)
- Said al-Daula (991-1002)
- Abul Hasan Ali (1002–1004)
- Abul Ma’ali Sharif (1004–1004)
- Idris I – (788-791)
- Idris II – (791-828)
- Muhammad ibn Idris – (828-836)
- Ali ibn Idris, known as “Ali I” – (836-848)
- Yahya ibn Muhammad, known as “Yahya I” – (848-864)
- Yahya ibn Yahya, known as “Yahya II” – (864-874)
- Ali ibn Umar, known as “Ali II” – (874-883)
- Yahya ibn Al-Qassim, known as “Yahya III” – (883-904)
- Yahya ibn Idris ibn Umar, known as “Yahya IV” – (904-917)
- Fatimid overlordship – (922-925)
- Al-Hajjam al-Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn al-Qassim – (925-927)
- Fatimid overlordship – (927-937)
- Al Qasim Gannum – (937-948)
- Abu l-Aish Ahmad – (948-954)
- Al-Hasan ibn Kannun, known as “Hassan II” – (954-974) (not to be confused with Hassan II, born in 1929)
- Ali ibn Hammoud ibn Ahmed ibn Abdullah ibn omar ibn Idriss II, Caliph of Cordoba in 1016
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