War is not the best way of settling differences; it is the only way of preventing their being settled for you. — G. K. Chesterton

Mahdi

(Mahommed Ahmed)

1844–1885
Civilization: African — Sudan
   Field of Renown:  chieftain — Mahdis
Era: 

Raised an army of Rebel Muslim Sudanese. Caused widespread carnage. Besieged Khartoum.

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Recent Times  in  The Hanoverians  by  C. J. B. Gaskoin
Gathering Clouds in  Life of Gladstone  by  M. B. Synge
Gordon—The Hero of Khartum  in  Growth of the British Empire  by  M. B. Synge
Gloomy Days in Egypt  in  The Reign of Queen Victoria  by  M. B. Synge
Omdurman  in  The Boy's Book of Battles  by  Eric Wood