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Samory, approximately 1830-1900

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Personal name headingSamory, approximately 1830-1900
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Variant(s)Samodu, approximately 1830-1900
Samori Touré, approximately 1830-1900
Samory, ca. 1830-1900
Samory Touré, ca. 1830-1900
Touré, Samory, approximately 1830-1900
Associated countryGuinea
Birth date1830~
Death date1900
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Found inDuboc, A. A. L. Samory le sanglant, 1947.
Freestone, B. The horsemen from beyond, c1981: p. 22 (Samory, the great Almami Samodu)
Wikipedia, July 7, 2017 (Samori Ture (also known as Samori Toure, Samory Touré, or Almamy Samore Lafiya Toure, c. 1830 - June 2, 1900) was a Guinean Muslim cleric, and the founder and leader of the Wassoulou Empire, an Islamic empire that was in present-day southeastern Guinea and was also part of north-eastern Sierra Leone, part of Mali and part of northern Côte d'Ivoire; he resisted French colonial rule in West Africa from 1882 until his capture in 1898; Samori was the great-grandfather of Guinea's first president, Ahmed Sékou Touré)