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Sayyid
Sayyid
Hamad bin Thuwaini Al-Busaid, GCSI, (1857 – August 25, 1896) (Arabic: حمد بن ثويني البوسعيد‎) was the fifth Sultan of Zanzibar. He ruled Zanzibar from March 5, 1893 to August 25, 1896.[1] He was married to a cousin, Sayyida Turkia bint Turki al-Said, daughter of Turki bin Said, Sultan of Muscat and Oman. Hamad died suddenly at 11.40am on 25 August 1896 and was almost certainly poisoned by his cousin Sayyid
Sayyid
Khalid bin Barghash who proclaimed himself the new sultan and held the position for three days before being replaced by the British government after the 40-minute-long Anglo-Zanzibar War.[2] Titles[edit]

1857-1893: Sayyid
Sayyid
Hamad bin Thuwaini 1894-1896: His Highness Sultan Sayyid
Sayyid
Sir
Sir
Hamad bin Thuwaini, Sultan of Zanzibar, GCSI

[1] Honours[edit]

Grand Cross of the Order of the Crown of Italy-1893 Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India
Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India
(GCSI)-1894 Grand Cross of the Order of the Red Eagle, 1st Class of Prussia-1895 1893-1894: His Highness Sayyid
Sayyid
Sheikh Hamad bin Thuwaini, Sultan of Zanzibar

[1] References[edit]

^ a b c Zanzibar ^ Hernon, Ian (2003). Britain's Forgotten Wars. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing. pp. 396–404. ISBN 978-0-7509-3162-5. 

Preceded by Ali bin Said Sultan of Zanzibar 1893–1896 Succeeded by Khalid bin Barghash

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Sultans of Zanzibar

Said* Majid Barghash Khalifa I Ali I Hamad Khalid Hamoud Ali II Khalifa II Abdullah Jamshid

* As Sultan of Oman.

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 316737466 ISNI: 0000 0004 5096 1053 BNF: cb16181895s (data)

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