Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Bimal elders on board the Marco Polo, in 1907

Posted in 1900 - 1918 by rickjdavies on 12 June, 2009


Picture title: “Nel Benadir.-I capi indigeni Bimal a bordo della regia nave italiana Marco Polo (fot. invitaci da Mogadiscio)”

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  1. Malaaq said, on 22 September, 2009 at 2:49 am

    The Qadi of mogadishu from faghi clan in the middle shaikh malin mukaram

  2. Barakat said, on 23 September, 2009 at 4:09 pm

    Very interesting, I am omani but born in Africa..I am looking for my some information and photos of an omani governor in mugadishu between 1870-1900 called Suleiman bin hemed …can anyone please help me in this…

    Thank you

  3. Barakat said, on 23 September, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    may i know who is the seating person?

  4. ikar bana said, on 10 March, 2014 at 11:08 pm

    The place in Marcaddey port , the eldrs in the photo are mainly the administraters of the city, as you see the man in the middle sitting is the Head of the Merca City (from Said Barkash rappresentative), aroud him tthre are Sheikhs, the head of Italian navy plus very VIP,s.

  5. Somali sax said, on 28 May, 2014 at 5:05 am

    Here are Biimaal elders led by the King abdirahman ali ise, they have especial meeting with the italian colony to set an a agricultural agreement so they can rent the farm land for 75 years. This agreement ended by siyad bare’s regime term who claimed owner of the land before biimaal clan take offer the land which they owned and rented 75 years for italian!!!!!

  6. Ayaanle said, on 18 June, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    Barakat the seating guys Suladaan Cali The suldaan of Bimaal.

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