Tag: Sultan Khalifah Abdul-Majid

Sultan Khalifah Abdul-Majid (Abdülmecid) I

How Muslims Helped Ireland During The Great Famine

  by Mehedi Islam 160 years ago, during the Great Famine in Ireland, the Ottoman Empire sent £1,000 sterling (about $1,052,000 today) and 3 shiploads of food to Drogheda, Ireland. Ireland was ridden with famine and disease between 1845 and 1849. Also known as the Great Hunger, this famine had lasting effects: at least one million… Read More ›