AFRICAN KINGS by International Photographer James C. Lewis | King Askia Muhammad I (1443 – 1538), born Muhammad Ture ou Mohamed Toure in Futa Tooro, later called Askia, also known as Askia the Great, was an emperor, military commander, and political reformer of the Songhai Empire in the late 15th century, the successor of Sunni Ali Beer. Askia Muhammad strengthened his country and made it the largest country in West Africa's history | Model: David Ferrell.
The Songhai Empire, also known as the Songhay Empire, was the largest state in African history and the most powerful of the medieval west African states. It expanded rapidly beginning with King Sonni Ali in the 1460s and by 1500s, it had risen to stretch from Cameroon to the Maghreb.
Songhai Empire (1375-1591)
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Askia The Great is also known as Muhammad Ture. He was a Soninke king of the Songhai Empire in the late 15th century. He strengthened his country and made it one of the largest in West Africa’s history. He ran his country under policies that resulted in rapid expansion of trade with Asia and Europe,...Askia The Great is also known as Muhammad Ture. He was a Soninke king of the Songhai Empire in the late 15th century. He strengthened his country and made it one of the largest in West Africa’s…
The Songhai Empire,also known as the Songhay Empire,was a Songhai state located in western Africa. From the mid-15th to the late 16th century, Songhai was one of the largest Islamic empires in history.  This empire bore the same name as its leading ethnic group, the Songhai. Its capital was the city of Gao. A Songhai state had existed since the 11th century. Its base of power was on the bend of the Niger River in present day Niger and Burkina Faso. The Songhai state has existed in one…
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