Osman Mahamuud

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Osman Mahamuud (Cismaan Maxamuud, عثمان محمود), also known as `Uthman III ibn Mahmud, was a Somali king.wikipedia
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Majeerteen Sultanate

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He led the Majeerteen Sultanate during its Golden Age in the 16th century.
Ruled by Boqor Osman Mahamuud during its golden age, the sultanate controlled much of northern and central Somalia in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Somalis

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Osman Mahamuud (Cismaan Maxamuud, عثمان محمود), also known as `Uthman III ibn Mahmud, was a Somali king. The Majeerteen Sultanate was established around 1600 CE by Somalis from the Majeerteen Darod clan.
It rose to prominence in the following century, under the reign of the resourceful Boqor (King) Osman Mahamuud.

Somali aristocratic and court titles

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Mahmud fils thereafter assumed the throne, governing under the regal title of Boqor (King).

Majeerteen

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The Majeerteen Sultanate was established around 1600 CE by Somalis from the Majeerteen Darod clan.
Before the famous Majeerteen Sultanate there was the Sultanate of Amaanle (Abdirahman Awe) which was overthrown and overtaken by Osman Mahamuud who became the subsequent King and Sultan.

Italian Somaliland

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In late 1889, Boqor Osman entered into a treaty with the Italians, making his realm an Italian protectorate.
The European powers (Italy, Great Britain and France) first gained a foothold in Somalia through the signing of various pacts and agreements with the Somali Sultans that then controlled the region, such as Yusuf Ali Kenadid, Boqor Osman Mahamuud and Mohamoud Ali Shire.

Cape Guardafui

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Due to consistent ship crashes along the northeastern Cape Guardafui headland, Boqor Osman's kingdom entered into an informal agreement with Britain, wherein the British agreed to pay the King annual subsidies to protect shipwrecked British crews and guard wrecks against plunder.
Due to the frequency of shipwrecks in the treacherous seas near Cape Guardafui, the British signed an agreement with sultan Osman Mahamuud of the Majeerteen Sultanate, which controlled much of the northeastern Somali seaboard during the 19th century.

Yusuf Ali Kenadid

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His rival Sultan Yusuf Ali Kenadid had signed a similar agreement vis-a-vis his own Sultanate the year before.
Along with Sultan Mohamoud Ali Shire of the Warsangali Sultanate and King Osman Mahamuud of the Majeerteen Sultanate, Yusuf Ali was one of the three prominent rulers of present-day Somalia at the turn of the 20th century.

Sultanate of Hobyo

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It was established in 1870s by Yusuf Ali Kenadid, cousin of the Majeerteen Sultanate ruler Boqor Osman Mahamuud, after overpowering the local Hawiye clans.

Mohamoud Ali Shire

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Darod

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The Majeerteen Sultanate was established around 1600 CE by Somalis from the Majeerteen Darod clan.

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Due to consistent ship crashes along the northeastern Cape Guardafui headland, Boqor Osman's kingdom entered into an informal agreement with Britain, wherein the British agreed to pay the King annual subsidies to protect shipwrecked British crews and guard wrecks against plunder.

Protectorate

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In late 1889, Boqor Osman entered into a treaty with the Italians, making his realm an Italian protectorate.

Somalia

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Garoowe

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During the 19th century, Garowe and much of northeastern Somalia were an integral part of the Majeerteen Sultanate, ruled by Boqor Osman Mahamud, cousin of Sultan Yusuf Ali Kenadid of the Sultanate of Hobyo.

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The three major imperial powers of Britain, Italy and France consequently sought and signed various protectorate treaties with the ruling Somali Sultans, such as Mohamoud Ali Shire of the Warsangali Sultanate, Osman Mahamuud of the Majeerteen Sultanate and Yusuf Ali Kenadid of the Sultanate of Hobyo.

Osman Mahmoud

The most notable members of the Cisman Mahmoud are the Majeerteen Sultanate was based in Baargaal, its historical and prominent sultanate in Somalia during its golden age in the mid-19th to early 20th century Boqor Osman Mahamuud was one of the three prominent rulers of present-day Somalia at the turn of the 20th century.

Puntland

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It rose to prominence the following century, under the reign of the resourceful Boqor (King) Osman Mahamuud.

Turban

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Among these nobles are the Somali Sultans Mohamoud Ali Shire of the Warsangali Sultanate, Osman Mahamuud of the Majeerteen Sultanate, and Yusuf Ali Kenadid and Ali Yusuf Kenadid of the Sultanate of Hobyo.

Hirsi Bulhan Farah

After some quarrel and an assassination attempt by members of the Warsangeli clan, Bulhan left and became the commanding general of Boqor Osman Mahamuud who was the ruler of the Majerteen Sultanate.