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The Al-Busaid Dynasty

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1871 - 1888 H.H. Sayyid Turki bin Sa’id, Sultan of Muscat and Oman and dependencies, GCSI (1.1.1886). b. at Muscat, before 1st June 1832, fifth surviving son of H.H. Sayyid Sa’id bin Sultan bin Al-Imam Ahmad bin Sa’id Al-Busaidi Al-Yemeni Al-‘Omani Al-Azdi, Sultan of Muscat, Oman and Zanzibar, by an Ethiopian suri, educ. privately. Governor of Sohar 1854-1868 and of Gwadur 1868-1871. Assumed the leadership of the revolt against Sayyid ‘Azzan bin Qais Al-Said, secured the backing of the Hinawai, the interior tribal leader and the British in 1870, then successfully took battle against his foe, defeating and killing him at Muttrah. Proclaimed on the death of the usurper, 30th January 1871. Briefly expelled from the capital by his half-brother, Sayyid ‘Abdu’l Aziz Al-Said, but returned and resumed control very shortly afterwards. He concluded a treaty with the British on 14th April 1873, in which he engaged to close all public slave markets, protect liberated slaves and declaring that thereafter all persons entering his dominions should be free. m. a daughter of H.E. Sayyid Hamad bin Salim Al-Busaidi, sometime Governor of Masnah. He d. at Muscat, 5th June 1888 (bur. there), having had issue, three sons and two daughters:
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