Princess Maandoogey Don Didi, 1895, Male (Maldives). Maandoogey Don Didi was the mother of a Maldive sultan and step-mother of another. This is likely to be the earliest photograph of a Maldive lady of such prominence. This photo was taken circa 1895. Photo contributed by her great-grandson Chris Abdul-Wahhab.
The late Fathimath Saeed, the 1st first lady of the Maldives (wife of Amin Didi), 1984. Photo contributed by her grand daughter Farah Faizal.
Mariyam Saeed and Fathimath Saeed, circa 1940s (sisters and former first ladies of the Maldives). Fathimath Saeed was married to the 1st President and was the first first lady. Mariyam Saeed was married to Ibrahim Nasir who later became the 2nd President of the Maldives. Both are sisters. Photo contributed by Fathimath Saeed's grand daughter... Continue Reading →