List of Sultans of Zanzibar

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The Sultans of Zanzibar were the rulers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was created on 19 October 1856 after the death of Said bin Sultan, who had ruled Oman and Zanzibar as the Sultan of Oman since 1804.wikipedia
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Sultanate of Zanzibar

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The Sultans of Zanzibar were the rulers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was created on 19 October 1856 after the death of Said bin Sultan, who had ruled Oman and Zanzibar as the Sultan of Oman since 1804.
The Sultanate of Zanzibar (Usultani wa Zanzibar, سلطنة زنجبار), also known as the Zanzibar Sultanate, comprised the territories over which the Sultan of Zanzibar was the sovereign.

Zanzibar

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The Sultans of Zanzibar were the rulers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was created on 19 October 1856 after the death of Said bin Sultan, who had ruled Oman and Zanzibar as the Sultan of Oman since 1804.
Said's will divided his dominions into two separate principalities, with Thuwaini to become the Sultan of Oman and Majid to become the first Sultan of Zanzibar, the brothers quarreled about the will, which was eventually upheld by Charles Canning, 1st Earl Canning, Great Britain's Viceroy and Governor-General of India.

Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar

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His successor, Barghash bin Said, helped abolish the slave trade in Zanzibar and largely developed the country's infrastructure.
Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-Busaid, GCMG, GCTE (1837 – March 26, 1888), He was an Omani Sultan and the son of Said bin Sultan, was the second Sultan of Zanzibar.

Khalifah bin Said of Zanzibar

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The third Sultan, Khalifa bin Said, also furthered the country's progress toward abolishing slavery.
Sayyid Khalifa I bin Said Al-Busaid, GCMG, (or Chalîfe) (1852 – February 13, 1890) was the third Sultan of Zanzibar.

Stone Town

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In 1832, or 1840 (the date varies among sources), Said bin Sultan moved his capital from Muscat in Oman to Stone Town.
In the last decades of the century, the Sultans of Zanzibar gradually lost their possessions in mainland East Africa to the German Empire and the United Kingdom.

Zanzibar Revolution

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Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah was overthrown a month later during the Zanzibar Revolution.
The Zanzibar Revolution (ثورة زنجبار Thawra Zanjibār) occurred in 1964 and led to the overthrow of the Sultan of Zanzibar and his mainly Arab government by local African revolutionaries.

Khalid bin Barghash of Zanzibar

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In August 1896, Britain and Zanzibar fought a 38-minute war, the shortest in recorded history, after Khalid bin Barghash had taken power after Hamid bin Thuwaini's death.
Sayyid Khalid bin Barghash Al-Busaid (1874 – 1927) was the sixth Sultan of Zanzibar and the eldest son of the second Sultan of Zanzibar, Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-Busaid.

Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar

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In August 1896, Britain and Zanzibar fought a 38-minute war, the shortest in recorded history, after Khalid bin Barghash had taken power after Hamid bin Thuwaini's death.
Sayyid Hamad bin Thuwaini Al-Busaid, GCSI, (1857 – August 25, 1896) was the fifth Sultan of Zanzibar.

Ali bin Said of Zanzibar

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With the signing of the Heligoland-Zanzibar Treaty in 1890 during Ali bin Said's reign, Zanzibar became a British protectorate.
Sayyid Ali bin Said Al-Busaid, GCSI, (1854 – March 5, 1893) was the fourth Sultan of Zanzibar.

Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman

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The Sultans of Zanzibar were the rulers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was created on 19 October 1856 after the death of Said bin Sultan, who had ruled Oman and Zanzibar as the Sultan of Oman since 1804.

Ali bin Hamud of Zanzibar

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Sayyid Ali bin Hamud Al-Busaid (7 June 1884 – 20 December 1918) was the eighth Sultan of Zanzibar from 1902 to 1911.

List of rulers of Oman

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The Sultans of Zanzibar were the rulers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was created on 19 October 1856 after the death of Said bin Sultan, who had ruled Oman and Zanzibar as the Sultan of Oman since 1804.

Khalifa bin Harub of Zanzibar

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Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub Al-Said GCB GCMG GBE (26 August 1879 – 9 October 1960) was the ninth Sultan of Zanzibar.

Abdullah bin Khalifa of Zanzibar

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Sayyid Sir Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Said, KBE, CMG (February 12, 1910 – July 1, 1963) was the 10th Sultan of Zanzibar after the death of his father, Khalifa bin Harub, who died on 9 October 1960 at age eighty-one.

Hamoud bin Mohammed of Zanzibar

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The British had wanted Hamoud bin Mohammed to become Sultan, believing that he would be much easier to work with.

Majid bin Said of Zanzibar

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After his death in 1856, two of his sons, Majid bin Said and Thuwaini bin Said, struggled over the succession, so Zanzibar and Oman were divided into two separate principalities; Thuwaini became the Sultan of Oman while Majid became the first Sultan of Zanzibar.
Sayyid Majid bin Said Al-Busaidi (1834 – October 7, 1870) was the first Sultan of Zanzibar.

Mombasa

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The Sultan of Zanzibar formally presented the town to the British in 1898.

Jamshid bin Abdullah of Zanzibar

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Sultan Jamshid bin Abdullah was overthrown a month later during the Zanzibar Revolution.
Sayyid Jamshid bin Abdullah Al Said, GCMG (جمشيد بن عبد الله; born 16 September 1929), is a Zanzibari royal who was the last reigning Sultan of Zanzibar before being deposed in 1964.

List of prime ministers of Tanzania

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