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Yazid, the son of Moaviyeh who was the brutal figure in the Karbala event, responsible for slaying of Imam Hossein. (Wikipedia) - Yazid
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Yazid (Arabic: يزيد‎, "increasing", "adding more") is an Arabic name.

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Yazid may refer to:

Given name
  • Yazid I (645–683), second Umayyad Caliph upon succeeding his father Muawiyah
  • Yazid II (687–724), Umayyad caliph
  • Yazid III (701–744), Umayyad caliph
  • Yazid Kaïssi (born 1981), French-born Moroccan footballer
  • Yazid Mansouri (born 1978), French-born Algerian footballer
  • Yazid ibn al-Muhallab (672–720), Umayyad governor
  • Yazid of Morocco (1750–1792), Sultan of Morocco
  • Yazid Sabeg (born 1950), French businessman
  • Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan (d. 640), brother of the early Umayyad leader Muawiyah I, and companion of Muhammad
  • Yazid Sufaat (born 1964), suspected militant
  • Yazid Zerhouni (born 1937), Algerian politician
  • Zinedine Zidane (Zinedine ibn Yazid ibn Zidane, born 1972), French international footballer of Algerian descent
  • Abu Yazid (873–947), Kharijite Berber of the Banu Ifran tribe
  • Mhamed Yazid (1923–2003), Algerian independence activist and politician

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