Ag Mohammed Wau Teguidda Kaocen
Who is Ag Mohammed Wau Teguidda Kaocen?
Ag Mohammed Wau Teguidda Kaocen was a Tuareg noble and clan leader. Born in 1880 near Zinder, Kaocen became the Amenokal of the southern Ikazkazan Tuareg, a subset of the Kel Owey confederation. He led the Kaocen Revolt a rebellion against French colonial rule of the area around the Aïr Mountains of northern Niger during 1916-17. After the defeat of the revolt, Kaocen fled north, later to be captured and hanged in 1919 by local forces in Mourzouk, Libya.
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on July 23, 2013
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