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,
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 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
Sayyid Hamad bin Thuwaini
His Highness Sultan
Sir Hamad bin Thuwaini, Sultan
of Zanzibar, GCSI
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
Sayyid Sheikh Hamad bin Thuwaini, Sultan of
^ a b c Zanzibar
^ Hernon, Ian (2003). Britain's Forgotten Wars. Stroud,
Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing. pp. 396–404.
Ali bin Said
Sultan of Zanzibar
Khalid bin Barghash
Sultans of Zanzibar
* As Sultan of Oman.
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