Timeline | | ALGERIA

Date

Country | Description

500 A.D.

Algeria

Vandal occupation and the Berber kingdom of the Djeddars.

533 A.D.

Algeria

Byzantine conquest of Central Maghreb.

682 A.D.

Algeria

Having conquered all of North Africa and established Arab rule, ‘Uqba (Okba) ibn Nafi is killed. His mausoleum and mosque are erected near Biskra at Sidi Okba.

701 A.D.

Algeria

Death of the Berber resistance fighter Kahina.

761 A.D.

Algeria

Tahert founded by the Rustamids.

771 A.D.

Algeria

Victory of the Kharijites at Tobna.

776 A.D.

Algeria

Sijilmasa taken by the Rustamids. A century of peace follows in Central Maghreb under the rule of the Kharijites.

893 A.D.

Algeria

‘Abdallah the Shi’ite reaches the Kutama tribe.

904 A.D.

Algeria

Foundation of Oran.

911 A.D.

Algeria

The Kharijites leave Tahert and take refuge at Sedrata.

925 A.D.

Algeria

Msila founded by the Fatimids.

936 A.D.

Algeria

Achir founded by Ziri ibn Manad.

946 A.D.

Algeria

End of the rebellion of Kharijite Abu Yazid (‘the Man of the Donkey’) against the Fatimids.

960 A.D.

Algeria

Algiers founded by Buluggin ibn Ziri.

1007 A.D.

Algeria

Hammad ibn Buluggin ibn Ziri founds the Qal’at Bani Hammad. His mosque and palaces were to inspire the architects of the Giralda in Seville and the Cuba in Palermo.
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