Imam Shamil. The war has a history, but it belongs to Russia.

Imam Shamil. The war has a history, but it belongs to Russia.

Caucasian mountaineers: 7: Circassian in military dress; 8: Lezghin in national dress, 2nd half XIX c.; 9: Circassian, early XIX c.; 10: Ingush in parade dress; 11: Abkhaz

Caucasian mountaineers: 7: Circassian in military dress; 8: Lezghin in national dress, 2nd half XIX c.; 9: Circassian, early XIX c.; 10: Ingush in parade dress; 11: Abkhaz

The rider of the Dagestan irregular cavalry regiment 1857-1861

The rider of the Dagestan irregular cavalry regiment 1857-1861

Famous Chechen Muslim Ghazi Sheikh Imam Shamil Of ThE Caucasus,Chechen Russia.

Famous Chechen Muslim Ghazi Sheikh Imam Shamil Of ThE Caucasus,Chechen Russia.

Imam Shamil. (1797 – March 1871) was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian War and was the third Imam of the Caucasian Imamate (1834–1859).

Imam Shamil. (1797 – March 1871) was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian War and was the third Imam of the Caucasian Imamate (1834–1859).

Caucasian mountaineers: 1: Chechen; 2: Chechen in winter dress; 3: Lak; 4: Avar; 5: Kabardin, early XIX c.; 6: Circassian, 1840s

Caucasian mountaineers: 1: Chechen; 2: Chechen in winter dress; 3: Lak; 4: Avar; 5: Kabardin, early XIX c.; 6: Circassian, 1840s

Circassian knyaz, 1st half XIX c.; Ossetians, late XVIII to early XIX c.; Imam Shamil's murid; Chechen warrior

Circassian knyaz, 1st half XIX c.; Ossetians, late XVIII to early XIX c.; Imam Shamil's murid; Chechen warrior

Circassian

Circassian

Imam Shamil with his sons in Saint Petersburg

Imam Shamil with his sons in Saint Petersburg

Imam Shamil. (1797 – March 1871) was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian War and was the third Imam of the Caucasian Imamate (1834–1859).

Imam Shamil. (1797 – March 1871) was an Avar political and religious leader of the Muslim tribes of the Northern Caucasus. He was a leader of anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian War and was the third Imam of the Caucasian Imamate (1834–1859).

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