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Muhammad Thakurufaanu al-Auzam

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As-Sulṭaan al-Ghaazee Muhammad Thakurufaanu al-A'uẓam (އައްސުލްޠާން އަލްޣާޒީ މުޙައްމަދު ތަކުރުފާނު އަލްއަޢުޡަމް) (death 26 August 1535) or As-Sultan Ghazi Muhammad Bodu Thakurufaanu ruled over the Maldive Islands from 1573 to 1585. He is known for fighting the Portuguese who ruled over the Maldives from 1558–1573 after killing Sultan Ali VI in Malé. His victory is commemorated in the Maldives as Qaumee Dhuvas or National Day. He was also the first Maldivian King to form the (a unified military body). Early years Muhammad Thakurufaanu was the son of Katheebu Hussain of Utheemu in Thiladhummathi Atoll and Lady Aiminaa Dhiyoa of Ihavandhoo. Muhammad Thakurufan learned (Martial Arts). Defeat of the Portuguese After killing Sultan Ali IV, the Maldives was ruled by and the Portuguese. was a regent of the (Sultan Hassan IX) who was the first Maldivian and the only member of its royalty to renounce Islam and convert to Christianity, later upo
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