Abu l-Hattar al Husam ibn Darar al-Kalbi

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Abu l-Hattar al Husam ibn Darar al-Kalbi (Arabic: أبو الخطار الحسام بن ضرار الكلبي‎‎) was Umayyad governor of Al Andalus from May 743 until August 745.[1] He was succeeded by Tuwaba ibn Salama al-Gudami.

He was taken prisoner by the Ma'addites at the Battle of Secunda in 747 whilst trying to re-assert his right to rule against the challenge of Yusuf ibn 'Abd al-Rahman al-Fihri.[2]

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  1. ^ Díez, Gonzalo Martínez. (2005). El condado de Castilla, 711-1038. Marcial Pons Historia. ISBN 978-84-95379-94-8, p. 743.
  2. ^ Dozy, Reinhart and Stokes, Francis Griffin (2003). Spanish Islam: A History of the Muslims in Spain. Kessinger Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7661-7823-6, pp. 145-156.
Preceded by
Thalaba ibn Salama al-Amili
Governor of Al-Andalus
Succeeded by
Tuwaba ibn Salama al-Gudami