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Sultan of Oman
Monarchy
Coat of arms of Oman.svg
Arms of His Majesty/ Highness the Sultan of Oman
Incumbent:
Qaboos bin Said

Style: His Majesty/ Highness
First monarch: Makhzum bin al Fallah
Formation: 1406

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List of Imams and Sayyids of Oman (1406-Present)

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Nabhan Dynasty (1406-1624)

Name Reign start Reign end Notes
Makhzum bin al Fallah 1406 1435
Abul Hassan of Oman 1435 1451
Omar bin al Khattab 1451 1490
Omar al Sharif 1490 1500
Muhammad bin Ismail 1500 1529 Portuguese Protectorate imposed on 15 April 1515
Bakarat bin Muhammad 1529 1560
Abdulla bin Muhammad 1560 1624

Ya'ariba Dynasty (first reign, 1624-1724)

Name Reign start Reign end Notes
Nasir bin Murshid 1624 1649
Sultan I bin Saif 1649 1688 Portuguese expelled on 1 January 1650
Bil'arb bin Sultan 1688 1692
Saif I bin Sultan "Qayd al-Ard" 1692 15 October 1711
Sultan II bin Saif 15 October 1711 1719
Saif II bin Sultan (first reign) 1719 2 October 1724

Banu Ghafir Dynasty (1724-1728)

Name Reign start Reign end Notes
Muhammad bin Nasir 2 October 1724 11 March 1728

Ya'ariba Dynasty (second reign, 1728-1749)

Name Reign start Reign end Notes
Saif II bin Sultan (second reign) 11 March 1728 20 June 1743 Co-Ruler with Sultan III bin Murshid bin Adi since February 1742
Bal'arab bin Himayr ibn Sultan 20 June 1743 10 June 1749

Al Said Dynasty (1749-Present)

Name Reign start Reign end Notes
Abu Hilal Ahmad bin Said 10 June 1749 15 December 1783
Said bin Ahmad 15 December 1783 1784 Last direct male descendant of Al Bu Said to hold the office of Imam. He abdicated secular power to his son Hamid and retired to Rustaq where he died in 1803.[1]
Hamad bin Said 1784 13 March 1792
Sultan bin Ahmad 13 March 1792 20 November 1804
Salim I bin Sultan and Said II bin Sultan (first reign) 20 November 1804 14 September 1806 Co-Rulers
Said II bin Sultan (second reign) 14 September 1806 19 October 1856 Sole Ruler
Thuwaini bin Said 19 October 1856 11 February 1866 Killed
Salim II bin Thuwaini 11 February 1866 3 October 1868 Killed
Azzan bin Qais 3 October 1868 30 January 1871 Killed
Turki bin Said 30 January 1871 4 June 1888
Faisal bin Turki 4 June 1888 9 October 1913 British Protectorate imposed on 20 March 1891
Taimur bin Faisal 9 October 1913 10 February 1932 Abdicated
Said III bin Taimur 10 February 1932 23 July 1970 Deposed
Qaboos bin Said 23 July 1970 Present

Notes

  1. ^ Rentz, George (1997) Oman and the south-eastern shore of Arabia Ithaca Press, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom : pages 204-205, ISBN 0-86372-199-0

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