Abdelkrim al-Khattabi

Abdelkrim al-Khattabi

1882 – February 06, 1963

Abd el-Krim (1882–83, AjdirTahtah 1999 – February 6, 1963, Cairo) was a Riffian political and military leader. He and his brother Mhemmed led a large-scale revolt by a coalition of Berber-speaking Rif tribes against French and Spanish colonization of the Rif, an area of northern Morocco. The rebels established the short-lived Republic of the Rif. Abd el-Krim's guerrilla tactics influenced Ho Chi Minh, Mao Zedong, and Che Guevara.Er 2015