MECCA

Al-Hashimi Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1455 - 1497 Sharif Malik ul-Adil Muhammad III bin Barakat, Sharif of Mecca. Installed August 1455. He d. at Mecca, September 1497, having had issue, more than eight sons:
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1497 - 1525 Sharif Barakat II bin Muhammad, Amir and Sharif of Mecca. b. 1456, educ. privately and in Egypt. Became deputy Sharif to his father, 1473. Succeeded on his death, September 1497. Recognised as ruler of Mecca and Medina, Jeddah and the whole of the Hijaz and granted the title of Amir by the Sultan of Turkey. Expelled by his brother to Cairo, but continued to enjoy the confidence of the Sultan of Egypt. m. several wives, including, ca. June 1504, Ghubaiya, daughter of Humaidan ibn Shaman al-Hussaini. He d. at Mecca, September 1525, having had issue, more than seven sons, including:
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1525 - 1583 Amir Muhammad 'Abu' Numay II Nazim ud-din bin Barakat, Sharif of Mecca. b. at Mecca, 3rd May 1505, educ. privately and in Egypt. Succeeded his uncle as deputy to his father, October 1512. Succeeded on the death of his father, September 1525. Granted the title of Amir by the Sultan of Turkey, 1548. He d. at Nejd, February 1583 (bur. Mecca), having had issue, thirteen sons:
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1583 - 1601 Sharif Al-Hasan III bin Muhammad Abu Numay, Sharif of Mecca. b. at Mecca, 1524, educ. privately. Succeeded his brother as Deputy Sharif, 1548. Succeeded on the death of his father, February 1583. He d. at Mecca, December 1601, having had issue, twenty-six sons, including:
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1601 - 1610 Sharif Idris II Abu 'Aun bin Hasan, Sharif of Mecca. b. 1566, educ. privately. Installed as Sharif of Mecca, by unanimous acclamation of the Sharifs, December 1601. Abdicated and retired to Turkey, 1610. He d. at Shammar, March 1624, having had issue:
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1610 - 1628 Sharif Muhsin I bin Husain, Sharif of Mecca. b. 1557, educ. privately. Appointed as Deputy Sharif to his uncle, November 1603. Succeeded him as sole ruler in 1610. Deposed and expelled to the Yemen in May 1628. He d. at San'a, 1692, having had issue:
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1628 - 1629 Sharif Ahmad bin Talib al-Hasan, Sharif of Mecca, son of Sharif Abu Talib bin Hasan, sometime Deputy Sharif of Mecca. Induced by the Turkish Governor designate of the Yemen, Ahmad Pasha, to depose and expel his cousin, May 1628. Succeeded his nephew, 1628. Deposed by Sharif Masud bin Idris, October 1629.
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1629 - 1630 Sharif Masud I bin Idris, Grand Sharif of Mecca. Deposed and succeeded his cousin, October 1629. The first of his line to use the title of Grand Sharif. During his reign, the entire Ka'aba was demolished in floods, and had to be reconstructed. He d. at Mecca, November 1630.
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