Following the 1752 capture of Male' by the Ali Raja of Cannanore and his Malabari navy, Sultan Muhammad Imaduddin III of the Maldives was held captive on Kavaratti island in the Laccadives. Hussein Gadhahamaadhi Manikfan of Nolhivaramfaru is said to have aided Muleegey Don Hassan Maniku in the fight against the invaders.
This island has been famous for agriculture since their ancestral period. Specially for the growing of Betel Leaf and “faikeylu”
Details of a famous person from the island
Aiminath Hussain (Sosunge) – A midwife who has delivered 90% of the babies born in the island, nicknamed as the the grandma of everyone in the island.