Want to start a daily Islamic Hero thread so here it goes ⬇️⬇️⬇️

As a member of a noble Avar family, IMAM SHAMIL burned the fire of independence in Dagestan against the Russians by uniting local tribes. When he was captured after 25 years of resistance, Russian Tsar Alexander II met with him and even admired him for his resistance.

ABD-AL-RAHMAN I was the founder of a Muslim dynasty that ruled Spain for nearly three centuries. As one of the lone survivors of the Umayyads after the Abbasids defeated them, he bridged the Umayyad Caliphate and the Umayyad Emirate in Spain, and extended Islam further

ALP ARSLAN was the second Sultan of the Seljuk Empire. As Sultan, Alp Arslan defeated the Byzantines at the Battle of Malazgirt in 1071, which was the first time a Byzantine Emperor became captive to a Muslim commander.
Alp Arslan: "What would you do if I was brought before you as a prisoner?"

Romanos: "Perhaps I'd kill you, or exhibit you in the streets of Constantinople."

Alp Arslan: "My punishment is far heavier. I forgive you, and set you free."

UMM HAKIM married Khalid ibn Sa'id right before the Battle of Marj al-Saffar. After Khalid was killed during the battle, Umm Hakim single-handedly killed SEVEN Byzantine soldiers with a tent pole near a bridge which is now known as Bridge of Umm Hakim near Damascus.
4/1/2020 Pt. 2:

KHAWLAH BINT AL-AZRAR has been described as one of the greatest female military leaders in history and was once compared with Khalid Bin Walid by the opponents in the battlefield...
On the 4th day of the Battle of Yarmouk, she led a group of women against the Byzantine army and defeated its chief commander After her brother Diraar was captured by the Byzantine forces, Khawlah took a knight's armor, weapons, and mare, wrapping herself in a green shawl...
She fought the Byzantine battalion, who were attacking Muslim soldiers. Khalid bin Walid, the leader of the Muslim forces, ordered the soldiers to charge the Byzantine. Many of the Muslim soldiers thought that Khawlah was Khalid until Khalid appeared...
The Muslims defeated the Byzantines, who fled the battlefield. When Khalid found Khawlah, she was covered in blood. He asked her to remove her veil. After refusing several times, Khawlah revealed her identity...
In another battle, Khawlah was captured after falling from her horse. Khawlah was to be taken to the leader's tent as he intended to rape her. Instead, Khawlah roused the other prisoners, who used the tent poles as weapons and attacked the Byzantines, killing 30 of them.
One of the Rashidun army commanders, Shurahbil ibn Hassana, is reported to have said about her that:


AMR IBN AL-AAS was the commander who led the Muslim conquest of Egypt and served as its governor. Abu Bakr appointed Amr as a commander of the conquest of Syria...
He conquered most of Palestine, to which he was appointed governor, and led the Arabs to decisive victories over the Byzantines at the battles of Ajnadayn and Yarmouk in 634 and 636...
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