Wednesday، 12 June 2013 - 12:00 AM
The Fatimids founded in Egypt in the year 969, was the fourth Islamic Caliphate and belonged to the Isma'ili Shi'a school of faith.
Its sovereignty spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. Originally based in Tunisia, the dynasty ruled across the Mediterranean coast of Africa and ultimately made Egypt the center of the caliphate. At its height, the caliphate included in addition to Egypt varying areas of the Maghreb, Sudan, Sicily, the Levant, and Hijaz.
The Fatimids rulers are the following :