MECCA

Al-Hashimi Dynasty

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1773 - 1788 H.H. Sharif Surur bin Masa'ad, Grand Sharif of Mecca. b. 1744, eldest son of Sharif Masa'ad bin Said II, Grand Sharif of Mecca, educ. privately. Entered Mecca at the head of and army and deposed his uncle, 5th February 1773. Deposed 21st January 1788. m. 1779, her distant cousin, Lalla Lubaba, daughter of his distant cousin, H.M. Sultan 'Alawi Sidi Muhammad III, Sultan of Morocco, etc. He d. at Mecca, 20th September 1788, having had issue, six sons:
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1788 H.H. Sharif ‘Abdu’l-Muin, Grand Sharif of Mecca. b. 1747, educ. Appointed 21st January but was deposed, 31st January 1788. He d. July 1803.
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1788 - 1813 H.H. Sharif Muhammad Ghalib bin Musa’ad bin Said bin Sa’ad al-Zaidi, Grand Sharif of Mecca. b. 1750, son of Sharif Masa’ad bin Said II al-Barakati, Grand Sharif of Mecca, educ. privately. Succeeded on the deposition of his brother, 31st January 1788. Deposed by the Turks 2nd November 1813 and exiled with his family to Salonika. A merchant foremost and ruler second, he did much to foster relations with Britian, the East India Company, France, Russia and Morocco and secure the commercial importance of the Red Sea ports. He completed the fortress and constructed several palaces for his large family, but never forgot his obligations, setting up several charitable institutions and endowments. m. several wives including (a) Sharifa Kamar (k. (poisoned) at Salonika, Greece, before 18th February 1817 (bur. there). He d. from plague, while in exile at Salonika, Greece, before 18th February 1817 (bur. there), having had issue, eight sons and two daughters:
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1813 - 1827 H.H. Amir Yahya II, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca. Appointed by the Turks to succeed his uncle, 2nd November 1813. Deposed August 1827. He d. at Cairo, 1838, having had issue, two sons:
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1827 H.H. Amir 'Abdu'l-Mutalib Pasha, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca (first time) - see below.
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1827 - 1836 H.H. Amir Muhammad III bin 'Abdu'l Muin al-'Aun, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca (first time) - Copyright© Christopher Buyers
1836 - 1840 Interregnum.
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1840 - 1851 H.H. Amir Muhammad III bin 'Abdu'l Muin al-'Aun, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca (second time) - see below.
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1851 - 1856 H.H. Amir 'Abdu'l-Mutalib Pasha, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca (second time) - see below.
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1827-1836, 1840-1851 and 1856-1858 H.H. Amir Muhammad III bin ‘Abdu’l Muin al-‘Aun, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca. b. at Mecca, 1767, son of Sharif ‘Abdu’l Muin bin ‘Aun, educ. privately in Egypt. Proclaimed as Grand Sharif and Amir at Mecca in succession to his cousin, September 1827. Deposed in 1832, but restored in 1840. Deposed again July 1851, re-appointed for the third time 6th January 1856. Installed at Mecca, 17th April 1856. m. (first) … (d. after 23rd January 1864). m. (second) at Bicha, a daughter of ‘Ali of Asir. m. (third) at Ménader, 15th September 1834, Méreï (?), the sister of a widow of ‘Ali of Asir [Ali-Séhéri]. He d. at Mecca, 28th March 1858, having had issue, six sons and four daughters, including:
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1858 - 1877 H.H. Amir ‘Abdu’llah Pasha, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca. b. 1823, son of H.H. Amir Muhammad III bin ‘Abdu’l Muin al-‘Aun, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca, by his first wife, educ. privately. Turkish Minister of State 1855-1858. Appointed by the Sultan of Turkey to succeed his father, 1st May 1858. m. (first) a Georgian. m. (second) Bazmi Jahan Khanum (d. after 1908), a Circassian lady. m. (third) after December 1863, an Arab lady. m. (fourth) an Abyssinian. He d. at Taif, 26th June 1877, having had issue, three sons and four daughters:
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1877 - 1880 H.H. Amir Hussein bin Muhammad, Grand Sharif and Amir of Mecca. b. 1838. Turkish Minister of State 1874-1877. Appointed by the Sultan of Turkey to succeed his brother, 11th July 1877. He d.s.p.m. from wounds received from an assassin, at Jeddah, 15th March 1880, having had issue, three daughters.
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