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Sayyida al Hurra

Sayyida al Hurra, born in 1485 in Morocco, was a powerful and influential figure in the Islamic West. As the Governor of Tétouan, she proved herself to be a capable leader, maintaining stability and security in the city. She formed an alliance with Barbarossa of Algiers, exerting control over the Mediterranean and challenging European powers. Sayyida al Hurra defied societal norms and became one of the most important female figures of her time in the region.

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Merieme Chadid

Merieme Chadid is a renowned Moroccan-French astronomer, explorer, and astrophysicist. With a deep passion for the mysteries of the universe, Chadid has dedicated her life to unraveling its secrets and expanding human knowledge. Growing up in a modest family, her fascination with astronomy ignited at the age of 12 when her brother gifted her a book by Johannes Kepler. This serendipitous event sparked a lifelong curiosity that would shape her future. Chadid’s educational journey began at the University of Hassan II Casablanca and she has since made significant contributions to the field of astronomy.

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