Tariq ibn Ziyad

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Tariq bin Ziyad
طارق بن زياد
Born670
Dee'd720 (aged 50)
Damascus, ash-Sham
Buried atDamascus, Sirie
AllegianceUmayyad Caliphate
RankGeneral
Battles/warsConquest o Hispanie
 • Battle o Guadalete
Ither wirkGovrenor o Al-Andalus

Tariq ibn Ziyad (Arabic: طارق بن زياد‎, died 720) wis a Muslim general who led the Islamic Umayyad conquest o Visigothic Hispanie in 711–718 A.D.