The 'Mad Mahdi' established a pure Islamic state and became the Western world's original 'most wanted' extremist

Rees, Simon
June 2002
Military History;Jun2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p20
Profiles Islamic fundamentalist leader Mohammed Ahmed-Ibn-el-Sayed. Personal life and education background; Details of the 1885 Mahdi Revolution in Sudan which killed British soldier Charles Gordon; Discussion on the declaration of holy war in the Islam religion.


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