Figures

Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi

Founder

Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi (1956 – 10 September 2004), also spelled Hussein Badr Eddin al-Houthi, was a Zaidi religious, political and military leader, as well as former member of the Yemeni parliament for the Al-Haqq Islamic party between 1993 and 1997. He was instrumental in the Houthi insurgency against the Yemeni government, which began in 2004. al-Houthi, who was a one-time rising political aspirant in Yemen, had wide religious and tribal backing in northern Yemen's mountainous regions. The Houthi movement took his name after his death in 2004.

Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi

Political Member

Sayyid Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi is the current leader of the revolutionary Ansarullah movement.

Muhammad Ali al-Houthi

Political Member

Mohammed Ali al-Houthi (born 1979) is a Yemeni political figure who is President of the Revolutionary Committee or Revolutionary Council. He was one of the military field commanders who led the group's seizure of the Yemeni capital Sana’a during the September 21st revolution in 2014 and eventually became the de facto leader of Yemen after the revolution. He is a cousin of Abdul-Malik Badreddin al-Houthi, the group's leader.

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