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Fung dynasty (Nilotic Sudan): see Funj dynasty. Fung Yu-lan, Fung also spelled
feng, Pinyin feng youlan (b. Dec. 4, 1895, Honan, China— d. Nov. 26, 1990,
Peking), outstanding Chinese philosopher of the 20th century. Fung was
educated at ...
Funj dynasty, also spelled fung, line of kings that ruled in the Nilotic Sudan of
Eastern Africa in the 16th- 19th century. At its greatest extent, Funj authority
stretched westward across the southern Gezira region into Kordofan and
southward to ...
II Abu Daqn (reigned 1644/45-1680) continued the Funj conquest by defeating
the Shilluk and by raiding and later imposing tributary status on Takali, a Muslim
hill state south of Kordofan. The plains of Kordofan proper did not fall to the Funj ...
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