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Sultan Yazid of Muhallabid Sultanate
Sultan Yazid of Muhallabid Sultanate (720-16 August 777) was the Sultan of the Muhallabid Sultanate and a vassal of the Abbasid Caliphate.

Biography

Yazid was born to the Muhallabids, a dynasty of Sunni Muslim Bedouin, and he became the ruler of the Muhallabid Sultanate of Egypt. Yazid was a vassal of the Abbasid Caliphate under Caliph al-Mansur, and Yazid was one of the most powerful Muslim rulers of North Africa. Yazid's daughters Maryam, Nafisa, and Samira all married King Muhammad I of Berbera in 788 after his death, forging an alliance with the Kingdom of Berbera to the south as it grew large and powerful enough to take on the Muhallabids.