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The Darod (<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_language%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_language%20Somali%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_language" class="text" >Somali</a>: Daarood, <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Arabic%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FArabic_language%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FArabic_language%20Arabic%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabic_language" class="text" >Arabic</a>: بني داوود‎) is a <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%20clan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_clan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_clan%20Somali%20clan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_clan" class="text" >Somali clan</a>. The father of this clan is named <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdirahman%20bin%20Isma%27il%20al-Jabarti%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirahman_bin_Isma%2527il_al-Jabarti%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirahman_bin_Isma%2527il_al-Jabarti%20Abdirahman%20bin%20Isma%27il%20al-Jabarti%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdirahman_bin_Isma%27il_al-Jabarti" class="text" >Abdirahman bin Isma'il al-Jabarti</a>, but is more commonly known as Darod. In the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%20language%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_language%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_language%20Somali%20language%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_language" class="text" >Somali language</a>, the word Daarood means "an enclosed compound," a conflation of the two words daar (compound) and ood (place enclosed by wall, trees, woods, fence, etc.).

The Darod population in <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somalia%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomalia%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomalia%20Somalia%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia" class="text" >Somalia</a> lives principally in the north, with a presence in the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mogadishu%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMogadishu%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMogadishu%20Mogadishu%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mogadishu" class="text" >Mogadishu</a> area as well as in the southwestern region. Outside of Somalia proper, there are various Darod sub-clans in the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ogaden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden%20Ogaden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogaden" class="text" >Ogaden</a> and the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22North%20Eastern%20Province%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNorth_Eastern_Province_%28Kenya%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNorth_Eastern_Province_%28Kenya%29%20North%20Eastern%20Province%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Eastern_Province_(Kenya)" class="text" >North Eastern Province</a> (currently administered by Ethiopia and Kenya, respectively), as well as <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Yemen%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FYemen%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FYemen%20Yemen%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yemen" class="text" >Yemen</a>. Several sources, including the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Canadian%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FCanada%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FCanada%20Canadian%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada" class="text" >Canadian</a> Report of the Somalia Commission of Inquiry, indicate that the Darod is the largest Somali clan.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B1%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-Canadian-0%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B1%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-Canadian-0" class="text" >[1</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B2%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-asylumlaw.org-1%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B2%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-asylumlaw.org-1" class="text" >[2</a>] However, other sources such as the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22CIA%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FCentral_Intelligence_Agency%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FCentral_Intelligence_Agency%20CIA%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Intelligence_Agency" class="text" >CIA</a> and <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Human%20Rights%20Watch%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHuman_Rights_Watch%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHuman_Rights_Watch%20Human%20Rights%20Watch%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Rights_Watch" class="text" >Human Rights Watch</a> indicate that the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Hawiye%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHawiye%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHawiye%20Hawiye%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawiye" class="text" >Hawiye</a> is the largest Somali clan.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B3%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-CIA-2%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B3%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-CIA-2" class="text" >[3</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B4%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-HRW-3%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B4%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-HRW-3" class="text" >[4</a>]

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[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22hide%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#" class="text" >hide</a>]*<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%221%20History%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23History%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23History%201%20History%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#History" class="text" >1 History</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%222%20Nobility%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Nobility%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Nobility%202%20Nobility%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Nobility" class="text" >2 Nobility</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%223%20Lineage%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Lineage%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Lineage%203%20Lineage%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Lineage" class="text" >3 Lineage</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%224%20Sons%20of%20Darod%20Ismail%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Sons_of_Darod_Ismail%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Sons_of_Darod_Ismail%204%20Sons%20of%20Darod%20Ismail%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Sons_of_Darod_Ismail" class="text" >4 Sons of Darod Ismail</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%225%20Clan%20tree%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Clan_tree%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Clan_tree%205%20Clan%20tree%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Clan_tree" class="text" >5 Clan tree</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%226%20Darod%27s%20tomb%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Darod.27s_tomb%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Darod.27s_tomb%206%20Darod%27s%20tomb%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Darod.27s_tomb" class="text" >6 Darod's tomb</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%227%20Notable%20Darod%20people%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Notable_Darod_people%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Notable_Darod_people%207%20Notable%20Darod%20people%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Notable_Darod_people" class="text" >7 Notable Darod people</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%228%20Notes%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Notes%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23Notes%208%20Notes%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#Notes" class="text" >8 Notes</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%229%20References%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23References%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23References%209%20References%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#References" class="text" >9 References</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%2210%20External%20links%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23External_links%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23External_links%2010%20External%20links%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#External_links" class="text" >10 External links</a>

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D1%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=1" class="text" >edit</a>]History

<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B1%5D%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFile%3ADarod2.JPG%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22autonumber%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Atrue%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFile%3ADarod2.JPG%20%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Darod2.JPG" class="autonumber" >[1]</a><a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B2%5D%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFile%3ADarod2.JPG%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22autonumber%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Atrue%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFile%3ADarod2.JPG%20%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Darod2.JPG" class="autonumber" >[2]</a>Sheikh Darod's tomb in <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Haylaan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHaylaan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHaylaan%20Haylaan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haylaan" class="text" >Haylaan</a>,<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sanaag%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSanaag%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSanaag%20Sanaag%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanaag" class="text" >Sanaag</a>, Somalia.According to early Islamic books and Somali tradition, Muhammad ibn Aqil's descendant <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdirahman%20bin%20Isma%27il%20al-Jabarti%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirahman_bin_Isma%2527il_al-Jabarti%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirahman_bin_Isma%2527il_al-Jabarti%20Abdirahman%20bin%20Isma%27il%20al-Jabarti%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdirahman_bin_Isma%27il_al-Jabarti" class="text" >Abdirahman bin Isma'il al-Jabarti</a> (Darod), a son of the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sufi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSufism%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSufism%20Sufi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sufism" class="text" >Sufi</a> sheikh of the<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Qadiriyyah%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FQadiriyyah%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FQadiriyyah%20Qadiriyyah%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qadiriyyah" class="text" >Qadiriyyah</a> order, fled his homeland in the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Arabian%20Peninsula%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FArabian_Peninsula%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FArabian_Peninsula%20Arabian%20Peninsula%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabian_Peninsula" class="text" >Arabian Peninsula</a> after an argument with his uncle.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B5%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-McGown-4%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B5%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-McGown-4" class="text" >[5</a>] During the 10th or 11th century CE,<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B6%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-Lewis-5%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B6%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-Lewis-5" class="text" >[6</a>] he is believed to have then settled in northern Somalia just across the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Red%20Sea%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FRed_Sea%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FRed_Sea%20Red%20Sea%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Sea" class="text" >Red Sea</a> and married the daughter of the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Dir%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDir%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDir%20Dir%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dir" class="text" >Dir</a> chief, which is said to have given rise to the Darod clan family.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B5%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-McGown-4%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B5%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-McGown-4" class="text" >[5</a>]According to the British anthropologist and <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%20Studies%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Studies%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Studies%20Somali%20Studies%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_Studies" class="text" >Somali Studies</a> veteran I.M. Lewis, while the traditions of descent from noble Arab families related to the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Prophet%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMuhammad%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMuhammad%20Prophet%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad" class="text" >Prophet</a> are most probably expressions of the importance of <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Islam%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FIslam%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FIslam%20Islam%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam" class="text" >Islam</a> in Somali society,<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B7%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-6%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B7%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-6" class="text" >[7</a>] "there is a strong historically valid component in these legends which, in the case of the Darod, is confirmed in the current practice of a Dir representative officiating at the ceremony of installation of the chief of the Darod family."<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B8%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-LewisPeoples-7%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B8%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-LewisPeoples-7" class="text" >[8</a>] A similar clan mythology exists for the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Isaaq%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FIsaaq%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FIsaaq%20Isaaq%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaaq" class="text" >Isaaq</a>, whom are said to have descended from one <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Shaykh%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSheikh%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSheikh%20Shaykh%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh" class="text" >Shaykh</a> Ishaq ibn Ahmad al-'Alawi, another <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Banu%20Hashim%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBanu_Hashim%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBanu_Hashim%20Banu%20Hashim%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banu_Hashim" class="text" >Banu Hashim</a> who came to Somalia around the same time.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B5%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-McGown-4%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B5%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-McGown-4" class="text" >[5</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B6%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-Lewis-5%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B6%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-Lewis-5" class="text" >[6</a>] As with Sheikh Isaaq, there are also numerous existing <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22hagiologies%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHagiography%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHagiography%20hagiologies%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hagiography" class="text" >hagiologies</a> in Arabic which describe Sheikh Darod's travels, works and overall life in northern Somalia, as well as his movements in Arabia before his arrival.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B9%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-8%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B9%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-8" class="text" >[9</a>] Sheikh Darod's tomb is in the Hadaaftimo Mountains in northern Somalia, and is the scene of frequent <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22pilgrimages%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FPilgrimage%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FPilgrimage%20pilgrimages%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pilgrimage" class="text" >pilgrimages</a>.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B8%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-LewisPeoples-7%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B8%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-LewisPeoples-7" class="text" >[8</a>]

The Darod were supporters of <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Imam%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FImam%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FImam%20Imam%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imam" class="text" >Imam</a> <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ahmad%20ibn%20Ibrihim%20al-Ghazi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAhmad_ibn_Ibrihim_al-Ghazi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAhmad_ibn_Ibrihim_al-Ghazi%20Ahmad%20ibn%20Ibrihim%20al-Ghazi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmad_ibn_Ibrihim_al-Ghazi" class="text" >Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi</a> during his 16th century conquest of <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ethiopia%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHistory_of_Ethiopia%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHistory_of_Ethiopia%20Ethiopia%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Ethiopia" class="text" >Ethiopia</a>, especially the Geri, Marehan, Yabarre, Harti and Bartire sub-clans, who fought at <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Shimbra%20Kure%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBattle_of_Shimbra_Kure%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBattle_of_Shimbra_Kure%20Shimbra%20Kure%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shimbra_Kure" class="text" >Shimbra Kure</a>, among other battles.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B10%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-9%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B10%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-9" class="text" >[10</a>]

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D2%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=2" class="text" >edit</a>]Nobility

The Darod clan has produced numerous <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22noble%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNobility%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNobility%20noble%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nobility" class="text" >noble</a> Somali men and women over the centuries, including many <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sultans%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSultan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSultan%20Sultans%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan" class="text" >Sultans</a>. Traditionally, the Darod population was mostly concentrated in the northern and northeastern cities on the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Gulf%20of%20Aden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FGulf_of_Aden%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FGulf_of_Aden%20Gulf%20of%20Aden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_of_Aden" class="text" >Gulf of Aden</a> and upper <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Indian%20Ocean%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FIndian_Ocean%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FIndian_Ocean%20Indian%20Ocean%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Ocean" class="text" >Indian Ocean</a> coast in the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Horn%20of%20Africa%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHorn_of_Africa%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHorn_of_Africa%20Horn%20of%20Africa%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horn_of_Africa" class="text" >Horn of Africa</a>. Darod noble men ruled these settlement pockets until the European colonial powers changed the political dynamics of Somalia during the late 19th century. Before many Darods began pushing southward in the mid-1850s, the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Warsangali%20Sultanate%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWarsangali_Sultanate%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWarsangali_Sultanate%20Warsangali%20Sultanate%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsangali_Sultanate" class="text" >Warsangali Sultanate</a> governed the interior regions of <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sanaag%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSanaag%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSanaag%20Sanaag%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanaag" class="text" >Sanaag</a> and <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sool%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSool%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSool%20Sool%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sool" class="text" >Sool</a>, while<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Majeerteen%20sultanates%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMajerteen%23The_Majeerteen_Sultanates%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMajerteen%23The_Majeerteen_Sultanates%20Majeerteen%20sultanates%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majerteen#The_Majeerteen_Sultanates" class="text" >Majeerteen sultanates</a> held steadfast in solidly established posts from <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Bosaso%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBosaso%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBosaso%20Bosaso%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bosaso" class="text" >Bosaso</a> to <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Hobyo%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHobyo%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHobyo%20Hobyo%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hobyo" class="text" >Hobyo</a>.

In addition to their traditional strongholds in northern Somalia, <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Marehan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMarehan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMarehan%20Marehan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marehan" class="text" >Marehan</a>, <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ogaden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%20Ogaden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogaden_(clan)" class="text" >Ogaden</a>, and <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Harti%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHarti_%28Darod%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHarti_%28Darod%29%20Harti%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harti_(Darod)" class="text" >Harti</a> Darod members settled further down south and southwest in the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Gedo%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FGedo%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FGedo%20Gedo%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gedo" class="text" >Gedo</a> region (a region which was part of Upper Jubba as well as the entire length of the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Jubaland%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FJubaland%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FJubaland%20Jubaland%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jubaland" class="text" >Jubaland</a> region, composed of Gedo, <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Middle%20Jubba%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMiddle_Jubba%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMiddle_Jubba%20Middle%20Jubba%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Jubba" class="text" >Middle Jubba</a> and <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Lower%20Jubba%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FLower_Jubba%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FLower_Jubba%20Lower%20Jubba%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Jubba" class="text" >Lower Jubba</a>).

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D3%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=3" class="text" >edit</a>]Lineage

Darod is the son of the famous <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sufi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSufism%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSufism%20Sufi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sufism" class="text" >Sufi</a> Sheikh, Ismail bin Ibrahim Al-Jabarti, who is believed to have been born in <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Arabia%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FArabia%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FArabia%20Arabia%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabia" class="text" >Arabia</a>. Tradition holds that he is descended from the Banu Hashim.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B5%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-McGown-4%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B5%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-McGown-4" class="text" >[5</a>]

According to the book Aqeeliyoon, his lineage is: Abdirahmaan Bin Ismaa'iil Bin Ibraahim Bin Abdirahmaan Bin Muhammed Bin Abdi Samad Bin Hanbal Bin Mahdi Bin Ahmed Bin Abdallah Bin Muhammed Bin Aqil Bin Abu-Talib Bin Abdul-Mutalib Bin Hashim.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B6%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-Lewis-5%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B6%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-Lewis-5" class="text" >[6</a>]

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D4%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=4" class="text" >edit</a>]Sons of Darod Ismail

Darod had five sons:

  • Ahmed bin Abdirahman: Axmed-Sade Darod
  • Muhammad bin Abdirahman: Maxamed-Kablalax Darod
  • Hussien bin Abdirahman: Xuseen-Tanade Darod
  • Yousuf bin Abdirahman: Yusuuf-Awrtable Darod
  • Eissa bin Abdirahman: Cisse-Isse Darod

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D5%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=5" class="text" >edit</a>]Clan tree

There is no clear agreement on the clan and sub-clan structures and many lineages are omitted. The following listing is based upon the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22World%20Bank%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWorld_Bank%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWorld_Bank%20World%20Bank%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Bank" class="text" >World Bank</a>'s Conflict in Somalia: Drivers and Dynamics from 2005 and the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22United%20Kingdom%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FUnited_Kingdom%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FUnited_Kingdom%20United%20Kingdom%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom" class="text" >United Kingdom</a>'s <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Home%20Office%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHome_Office%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHome_Office%20Home%20Office%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_Office" class="text" >Home Office</a> publication, Somalia Assessment 2001.<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B11%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-10%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B11%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-10" class="text" >[11</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B12%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-ind01b_somalia_ca-11%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B12%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-ind01b_somalia_ca-11" class="text" >[12</a>]

  • Darod (Daarood)
    • Geri Kombe<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B13%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-12%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B13%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-12" class="text" >[13</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B14%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-13%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B14%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-13" class="text" >[14</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B15%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-14%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B15%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-14" class="text" >[15</a>]<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B16%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-15%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B16%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-15" class="text" >[16</a>]
    • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Marehan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMarehan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMarehan%20Marehan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marehan" class="text" >Marehan</a>
      • Red Dini
      • Rer Hassan
      • Eli Dheere
    • Kabalah
      • Absame
        • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ogaden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%20Ogaden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogaden_(clan)" class="text" >Ogaden</a>
          • Makabul
          • Mohamed Zubeir
          • Aulihan
        • Jidwaq
      • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Harti%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHarti_%28Darod%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHarti_%28Darod%29%20Harti%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harti_(Darod)" class="text" >Harti</a>
        • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Dhulbahante%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDhulbahante%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDhulbahante%20Dhulbahante%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhulbahante" class="text" >Dhulbahante</a> (Dolbahante)
        • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Warsangali%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWarsangali%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWarsangali%20Warsangali%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsangali" class="text" >Warsangali</a> (Warsengeli)
        • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Majeerteen%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMajeerteen%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMajeerteen%20Majeerteen%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majeerteen" class="text" >Majeerteen</a> (Mijerteen)
          • Omar Mahmud
          • Issa Mahmud
          • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Osman%20Mahmoud%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOsman_Mahmoud%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOsman_Mahmoud%20Osman%20Mahmoud%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osman_Mahmoud" class="text" >Osman Mahmoud</a> (Osman Mahmud)


David D. Laitin and Said S. Samatar offer a slightly different table:<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B17%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-16%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B17%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-16" class="text" >[17</a>]

  • Darod (Daarood)
    • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sade%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSade_%28clan%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSade_%28clan%29%20Sade%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sade_(clan)" class="text" >Sade</a> (<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Marehan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMarehan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMarehan%20Marehan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marehan" class="text" >Marehan</a>)
      • Rer Diine
      • Rer Siyaad Hussen
      • 'Ele
      • Wagarda
      • Talhe
    • Yuusuf (Awrtable)
    • Tanade (<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Leelkase%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FLeelkase%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FLeelkase%20Leelkase%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leelkase" class="text" >Leelkase</a>)
    • Kabalah
      • Koombe
        • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Harti%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHarti_%28Darod%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHarti_%28Darod%29%20Harti%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harti_(Darod)" class="text" >Harti</a>
          • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Dhulbahante%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDhulbahante%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDhulbahante%20Dhulbahante%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhulbahante" class="text" >Dhulbahante</a>
          • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Warsangali%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWarsangali%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FWarsangali%20Warsangali%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsangali" class="text" >Warsangali</a>
          • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Majeerteen%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMajeerteen%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMajeerteen%20Majeerteen%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Majeerteen" class="text" >Majeerteen</a>
        • Bartire
        • Jidwaq
          • Geri
          • Absguul
        • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ogaden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%20Ogaden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogaden_(clan)" class="text" >Ogaden</a>


In the south central part of Somalia the World Bank shows the following clan tree:<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B18%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-17%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B18%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-17" class="text" >[18</a>]

  • Darood
    • Kablalah
      • Koobe
      • Kumade
    • Isse
    • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sade%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSade_%28clan%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSade_%28clan%29%20Sade%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sade_(clan)" class="text" >Sade</a>
      • Mareehan
      • Facaye
    • Ortoble
    • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Leelkase%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FLeelkase%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FLeelkase%20Leelkase%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leelkase" class="text" >Leelkase</a> (Lelkase)


In <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Puntland%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FPuntland%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FPuntland%20Puntland%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puntland" class="text" >Puntland</a> the World Bank shows the following:<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B19%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-18%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B19%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-18" class="text" >[19</a>]

  • Darod
      • Harti
      • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ogaden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOgaden_%28clan%29%20Ogaden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogaden_(clan)" class="text" >Ogaden</a>
    • Marehan
    • Awrtable
    • Lelkase

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D6%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=6" class="text" >edit</a>]Darod's tomb

Darod is buried in an old town called <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Haylaan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHaylaan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHaylaan%20Haylaan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haylaan" class="text" >Haylaan</a> near <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Badhan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBadhan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FBadhan%20Badhan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badhan" class="text" >Badhan</a> in the north-eastern <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sanaag%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSanaag%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSanaag%20Sanaag%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanaag" class="text" >Sanaag</a> region of <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somalia%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomalia%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomalia%20Somalia%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somalia" class="text" >Somalia</a>. His wife <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Dobira%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDobira%26action%3Dedit%26redlink%3D1%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDobira%26action%3Dedit%26redlink%3D1%20Dobira%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dobira&action=edit&redlink=1" class="text" >Dobira</a> is buried just outside of the town.

[<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22wikitextIdx%22%3Anull%2C%22text%22%3A%22edit%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DDarod%26action%3Dedit%26section%3D7%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Darod&action=edit&section=7" class="text" >edit</a>]Notable Darod people

  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdulqawi%20Yusuf%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdulqawi_Yusuf%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdulqawi_Yusuf%20Abdulqawi%20Yusuf%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdulqawi_Yusuf" class="text" >Abdulqawi Yusuf</a>, Majeerteen, international lawyer; judge at the International Court of Justice
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Asli%20Hassan%20Abade%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAsli_Hassan_Abade%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAsli_Hassan_Abade%20Asli%20Hassan%20Abade%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asli_Hassan_Abade" class="text" >Asli Hassan Abade</a>, Ogaden, first Somali female pilot and prominent member of the Somali Air Force
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Zakariye%20Haji%20Abdi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FZakariye_Haji_Abdi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FZakariye_Haji_Abdi%20Zakariye%20Haji%20Abdi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zakariye_Haji_Abdi" class="text" >Zakariye Haji Abdi</a>, Leelkase, former Somali Minister for Post and Telecommunication and leader of the Alliance for the Re-liberation of Somalia
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohammed%20Sheikh%20Adden%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Sheikh_Adden%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Sheikh_Adden%20Mohammed%20Sheikh%20Adden%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Sheikh_Adden" class="text" >Mohammed Sheikh Adden</a>, Marehan, Somali intellectual, former head of Somali Technological Development, Minister of Information, Minister of Education, Marehan, Head of the Ideology Bureau SRRC
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdullahi%20Yusuf%20Ahmed%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdullahi_Yusuf_Ahmed%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdullahi_Yusuf_Ahmed%20Abdullahi%20Yusuf%20Ahmed%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdullahi_Yusuf_Ahmed" class="text" >Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed</a>, Majeerteen, former <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22President%20of%20Somalia%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FList_of_Presidents_of_Somalia%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FList_of_Presidents_of_Somalia%20President%20of%20Somalia%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_Somalia" class="text" >President of Somalia</a>, President of <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Puntland%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FPuntland%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FPuntland%20Puntland%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puntland" class="text" >Puntland</a> and leader in the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%20Salvation%20Democratic%20Front%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Salvation_Democratic_Front%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Salvation_Democratic_Front%20Somali%20Salvation%20Democratic%20Front%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_Salvation_Democratic_Front" class="text" >Somali Salvation Democratic Front</a>, and one of the founders of the Puntland State of Somalia and the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%20Salvation%20Democratic%20Front%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Salvation_Democratic_Front%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Salvation_Democratic_Front%20Somali%20Salvation%20Democratic%20Front%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_Salvation_Democratic_Front" class="text" >Somali Salvation Democratic Front</a>.
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdulrahman%20Jama%20Barre%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdulrahman_Jama_Barre%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdulrahman_Jama_Barre%20Abdulrahman%20Jama%20Barre%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdulrahman_Jama_Barre" class="text" >Abdulrahman Jama Barre</a>, Marehan, Somali Foreign Minister and close relative of Siad Barre
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Siad%20Barre%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSiad_Barre%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSiad_Barre%20Siad%20Barre%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siad_Barre" class="text" >Siad Barre</a>, Marehan, third President of Somalia, 1969–1991
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Fatimo%20Isaak%20Bihi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFatimo_Isaak_Bihi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFatimo_Isaak_Bihi%20Fatimo%20Isaak%20Bihi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatimo_Isaak_Bihi" class="text" >Fatimo Isaak Bihi</a>, Marehan, first Somali female ambassador, Ambassador to Geneva, Director of the African Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdi%20Bile%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdi_Bile%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdi_Bile%20Abdi%20Bile%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdi_Bile" class="text" >Abdi Bile</a>, Dhulbahante, winner of the 1,500 metres at the "1987 World Championships in Athletics"
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Faarax%20Maxamed%20Jaamac%20Cawl%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFaarax_Maxamed_Jaamac_Cawl%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFaarax_Maxamed_Jaamac_Cawl%20Faarax%20Maxamed%20Jaamac%20Cawl%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faarax_Maxamed_Jaamac_Cawl" class="text" >Faarax Maxamed Jaamac Cawl</a>, Warsangeli, writer
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Hassan%20Abshir%20Farah%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHassan_Abshir_Farah%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHassan_Abshir_Farah%20Hassan%20Abshir%20Farah%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hassan_Abshir_Farah" class="text" >Hassan Abshir Farah</a>, Majeerteen, former Mogadishu mayor, Somali ambassador to Japan and later to Germany, interior minister of Puntland, prime minister of Transitional Federal Government from Arta, and current TFG minister of fishing and marine resource
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Nuruddin%20Farah%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNuruddin_Farah%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNuruddin_Farah%20Nuruddin%20Farah%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuruddin_Farah" class="text" >Nuruddin Farah</a>, Ogaden, prominent writer and winner of the 1998 <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Neustadt%20International%20Prize%20for%20Literature%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNeustadt_International_Prize_for_Literature%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FNeustadt_International_Prize_for_Literature%20Neustadt%20International%20Prize%20for%20Literature%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neustadt_International_Prize_for_Literature" class="text" >Neustadt International Prize for Literature</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdirahman%20Mohamud%20Farole%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirahman_Mohamud_Farole%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirahman_Mohamud_Farole%20Abdirahman%20Mohamud%20Farole%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdirahman_Mohamud_Farole" class="text" >Abdirahman Mohamud Farole</a>, Majeerteen, President of Puntland
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ali%20Khalif%20Galaydh%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAli_Khalif_Galaydh%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAli_Khalif_Galaydh%20Ali%20Khalif%20Galaydh%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Khalif_Galaydh" class="text" >Ali Khalif Galaydh</a>, Dhulbahante, former TNG Prime Minister of Somalia
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohamed%20Yussuf%20Haji%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamed_Yussuf_Haji%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamed_Yussuf_Haji%20Mohamed%20Yussuf%20Haji%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamed_Yussuf_Haji" class="text" >Mohamed Yussuf Haji</a>, Ogaden, Defense Minister of Kenya
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ali%20Matan%20Hashi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAli_Matan_Hashi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAli_Matan_Hashi%20Ali%20Matan%20Hashi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Matan_Hashi" class="text" >Ali Matan Hashi</a>, Marehan, first Somali pilot, commander of Somali Airforce 1959-1978, Minister of Justice, Minister of Health, Somali Nationalist.
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohammed%20Abdullah%20Hassan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Abdullah_Hassan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Abdullah_Hassan%20Mohammed%20Abdullah%20Hassan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Abdullah_Hassan" class="text" >Mohammed Abdullah Hassan</a>, Ogaden, the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Sayyid%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSayyid%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSayyid%20Sayyid%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayyid" class="text" >Sayyid</a>; religious and nationalist leader of the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Dervish%20State%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDervish_State%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDervish_State%20Dervish%20State%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dervish_State" class="text" >Dervish State</a>; called the Mad Mullah by the British
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohammed%20Haji-Ali%20Shirwa%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Haji-Ali_Shirwa%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Haji-Ali_Shirwa%20Mohammed%20Haji-Ali%20Shirwa%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Haji-Ali_Shirwa" class="text" >Mohammed Haji-Ali Shirwa</a> Warsangeli,Former Colonel in Somali Army and Historian
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohamud%20Muse%20Hersi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamud_Muse_Hersi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamud_Muse_Hersi%20Mohamud%20Muse%20Hersi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamud_Muse_Hersi" class="text" >Mohamud Muse Hersi</a>, Majeerteen, former President of Puntland
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohamed%20Abdi%20Hashi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamed_Abdi_Hashi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamed_Abdi_Hashi%20Mohamed%20Abdi%20Hashi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamed_Abdi_Hashi" class="text" >Mohamed Abdi Hashi</a>, Dulbahante, former President of Puntland, Former Vice-president of Puntland, Former Chairman of USP (United Somali Party) Pan-Somali party. Known for his surpassing integrity, nationalism and fairness.
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Aden%20Ibrahim%20Aw%20Hirsi%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAden_Ibrahim_Aw_Hirsi%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAden_Ibrahim_Aw_Hirsi%20Aden%20Ibrahim%20Aw%20Hirsi%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aden_Ibrahim_Aw_Hirsi" class="text" >Aden Ibrahim Aw Hirsi</a>, Marehan, Author, Islamic Jurisprudence/Political Science scholar, governor of Gedo region 2006 - 2008.
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohamud%20Hashi%20Abdi%20Hoosh%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamud_Hashi_Abdi_Hoosh%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamud_Hashi_Abdi_Hoosh%20Mohamud%20Hashi%20Abdi%20Hoosh%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamud_Hashi_Abdi_Hoosh" class="text" >Mohamud Hashi Abdi Hoosh</a>, Marehan, Jubba Regional Army Command 1980-1991
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdirizak%20Haji%20Hussein%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirizak_Haji_Hussein%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirizak_Haji_Hussein%20Abdirizak%20Haji%20Hussein%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdirizak_Haji_Hussein" class="text" >Abdirizak Haji Hussein</a>, Majeerteen, Prime Minister of Somalia.
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ahmed%20Farah%20Ali%20%27Idaja%27%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAhmed_Farah_Ali_%2527Idaja%2527%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAhmed_Farah_Ali_%2527Idaja%2527%20Ahmed%20Farah%20Ali%20%27Idaja%27%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Farah_Ali_%27Idaja%27" class="text" >Ahmed Farah Ali 'Idaja'</a>, Marehan, one of the first Somali language writers and 'father' of the Somali written folklore
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Hirsi%20Magan%20Isse%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHirsi_Magan_Isse%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FHirsi_Magan_Isse%20Hirsi%20Magan%20Isse%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hirsi_Magan_Isse" class="text" >Hirsi Magan Isse</a>, Majeerteen, scholar and one of the leaders of the Somalian revolution
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Fatima%20Jibrell%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFatima_Jibrell%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFatima_Jibrell%20Fatima%20Jibrell%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatima_Jibrell" class="text" >Fatima Jibrell</a>, Warsangeli, award-winning environmentalist
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Osman%20Yuusuf%20Keenadiid%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOsman_Yuusuf_Keenadiid%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOsman_Yuusuf_Keenadiid%20Osman%20Yuusuf%20Keenadiid%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osman_Yuusuf_Keenadiid" class="text" >Osman Yuusuf Keenadiid</a>, Majeerteen, inventor of the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Osmanya%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOsmanya_script%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOsmanya_script%20Osmanya%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osmanya_script" class="text" >Osmanya</a> writing script
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Yaasiin%20Cismaan%20Keenadiid%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FYaasiin_Cismaan_Keenadiid%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FYaasiin_Cismaan_Keenadiid%20Yaasiin%20Cismaan%20Keenadiid%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaasiin_Cismaan_Keenadiid" class="text" >Yaasiin Cismaan Keenadiid</a>, Majeerteen, author of the Somali Dictionary and founding member of the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Somali%20Youth%20League%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Youth_League%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSomali_Youth_League%20Somali%20Youth%20League%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somali_Youth_League" class="text" >Somali Youth League</a>
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohammed%20Awale%20Liban%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Awale_Liban%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Awale_Liban%20Mohammed%20Awale%20Liban%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Awale_Liban" class="text" >Mohammed Awale Liban</a>, Majeerteen, designed the <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22flag%20of%20Somalia%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFlag_of_Somalia%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFlag_of_Somalia%20flag%20of%20Somalia%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Somalia" class="text" >flag of Somalia</a><a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B20%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-19%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B20%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-19" class="text" >[20</a>]
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Farah%20Maalim%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFarah_Maalim%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FFarah_Maalim%20Farah%20Maalim%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farah_Maalim" class="text" >Farah Maalim</a>, Ogaden, Deputy Speaker in the Parliament of Kenya
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohamed%20Abdullahi%20Mohamed%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamed_Abdullahi_Mohamed%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamed_Abdullahi_Mohamed%20Mohamed%20Abdullahi%20Mohamed%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamed_Abdullahi_Mohamed" class="text" >Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed</a>, Marehan, incumbent Prime Minister of Somalia
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mire%20Hagi%20Farah%20Mohamed%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMire_Hagi_Farah_Mohamed%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMire_Hagi_Farah_Mohamed%20Mire%20Hagi%20Farah%20Mohamed%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mire_Hagi_Farah_Mohamed" class="text" >Mire Hagi Farah Mohamed</a>, Majeerteen, Somali Finance Minister 2004-2006, and former Mayor Of Kismayo port City
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohammed%20Said%20Hersi%20Morgan%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Said_Hersi_Morgan%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohammed_Said_Hersi_Morgan%20Mohammed%20Said%20Hersi%20Morgan%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohammed_Said_Hersi_Morgan" class="text" >Mohammed Said Hersi Morgan</a>, Majeerteen, defence minister beginning of 1990s
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohammed%20Jibril%20Muse%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DMohammed_Jibril_Muse%26action%3Dedit%26redlink%3D1%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fw%5C%2Findex.php%3Ftitle%3DMohammed_Jibril_Muse%26action%3Dedit%26redlink%3D1%20Mohammed%20Jibril%20Muse%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mohammed_Jibril_Muse&action=edit&redlink=1" class="text" >Mohammed Jibril Muse</a>, Majeerteen, former Chief of Somali Secret Service, General and later on Police chief of state of Puntland<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22%5B21%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FDarod%23cite_note-20%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5B21%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darod#cite_note-20" class="text" >[21</a>]
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Said%20Sheikh%20Samatar%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSaid_Sheikh_Samatar%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FSaid_Sheikh_Samatar%20Said%20Sheikh%20Samatar%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Said_Sheikh_Samatar" class="text" >Said Sheikh Samatar</a>, Leelkase, professor at Rutgers University
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Abdirashid%20Ali%20Shermarke%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirashid_Ali_Shermarke%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAbdirashid_Ali_Shermarke%20Abdirashid%20Ali%20Shermarke%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdirashid_Ali_Shermarke" class="text" >Abdirashid Ali Shermarke</a>, Majeerteen, second President of Somalia, 1967–1969
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Omar%20Abdirashid%20Ali%20Sharmarke%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOmar_Abdirashid_Ali_Sharmarke%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FOmar_Abdirashid_Ali_Sharmarke%20Omar%20Abdirashid%20Ali%20Sharmarke%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Abdirashid_Ali_Sharmarke" class="text" >Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke</a>, Majeerteen, former Prime Minister of Somalia, and son of Abdirashid Ali Shermarke
  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Mohamoud%20Ali%20Shire%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamoud_Ali_Shire%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FMohamoud_Ali_Shire%20Mohamoud%20Ali%20Shire%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamoud_Ali_Shire" class="text" >Mohamoud Ali Shire</a>, Warsangeli, Sultan of former "British Somaliland" (1897–1960)


<a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Ahmed%20Warsame%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAhmed_Warsame%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FAhmed_Warsame%20Ahmed%20Warsame%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahmed_Warsame" class="text" >Ahmed Warsame</a>, Marehan, Head of the Somali Military


  • <a data-rte-meta="%7B%22type%22%3A%22external%22%2C%22text%22%3A%22Xasan%20Xayle%22%2C%22link%22%3A%22http%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FXasan_Xayle%22%2C%22linktype%22%3A%22text%22%2C%22wasblank%22%3Afalse%2C%22wikitext%22%3A%22%5Bhttp%3A%5C%2F%5C%2Fen.wikipedia.org%5C%2Fwiki%5C%2FXasan_Xayle%20Xasan%20Xayle%5D%22%7D" data-rte-instance="196412-17550146094f267196d8a2e" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xasan_Xayle" class="text" >Xasan Xayle</a>, Warsangeli, Somali poet from Las Khorey

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