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Oman: Heads of State: 1749-2016

Ruling House: Āl Bū Sa‘īd
Imām al-Muslimīn
10 Jun 1749 - 14 Dec 1783 Abū Hilāl Aḥmad ibn Sa‘īd Āl Bū Sa‘īd
14 Dec 1783 - between 1790 and 1821 Sa‘īd ibn Aḥmad Āl Bū Sa‘īd
Ḥāmi, Sayyid [1]
? ? 1792 - 14 Nov 1804 Sayyid Sulṭān ibn Aḥmad Āl Bū Sa‘īd
20 Nov 1804 - 14 Sep 1806 Sayyid Sālim ibn Sultān Āl Bū Sa‘īd
20 Nov 1804 - 19 Oct 1856 Sayyid Sa‘īd ibn Sultān Āl Bū Sa‘īd
? Nov 1856 - 2 Apr 1861 Sayyid Thuwaynī ibn Sa‘īd Āl Sa‘īd
Ḥāmi, Sayyid, Sulṭān Masqaṭ [2]
2 Apr 1861 - 11 Feb 1866 Sayyid Thuwaynī ibn Sa‘īd Āl Sa‘īd (x)
11 Feb 1866 - 12 Oct 1868 Sayyid Sālim ibn Thuwaynī Āl Sa‘īd
Imām al-Muslimīn
3 Oct 1868 - 30 Jan 1871 Sayyid ‘Azzān ibn Qays Āl Bū Sa‘īd
Ḥāmi, Sayyid, Sulṭān Masqaṭ wa ‘Umān [3]
30 Jan 1871 - 4 Jun 1888 Sayyid Turkī ibn Sa‘īd Āl Sa‘īd
4 Jun 1888 - 4 Oct 1913 Sayyid Fayṣal ibn Turkī Āl Sa‘īd [4]
9 Oct 1913 - 10 Feb 1932 Sayyid Taymūr ibn Fayṣal Āl Sa‘īd [4]
10 Feb 1932 - 23 Jul 1970 Sayyid Sa‘īd ibn Taymūr Āl Sa‘īd [4]
23 Jul 1970 - 9 Aug 1970 Sayyid Qābūs ibn Sa‘īd Āl Sa‘īd
Sulṭān ‘Umān
9 Aug 1970 - Sayyid Qābūs ibn Sa‘īd Āl Sa‘īd (x)

[1] The style Ḥāmi (Protector) is peculiar to the rulers of this house; in international relations the style Sulṭān Masqaṭ begins to be used.
[2] The style Sulṭān Masqaṭ is used only in interantional relations, interchageably with Imām Masqaṭ.
[3] The style Sultān Masqaṭ wa ‘Umān comes into official use; in occasional official use (e.g., on coins): Imām Masqaṭ wa ‘Umān, Sulṭān ‘Umān
[4] Imām al-Muslimīn
  24 May 1913 - 23 Jul 1920 Sālim ibn Rāshid al-Kharūṣī
  30 Jul 1920 - ? May 1954 Abū ‘Abd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ‘Abd Allāh al-Khalīlī al-Kharūṣī
  3 May 1954 - 17 Dec 1955 Ghālib ibn ‘Alī al-Hinā’ī
  ? Jul 1957 - 11 Aug 1957 Ghālib ibn ‘Alī al-Hinā’ī (x)
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