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Qaboos bin Said al Said

1940 - 2020

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Qaboos bin Said Al Said (Arabic: قابوس بن سعيد آل سعيد, IPA: [qaː.buːs bin sa.ʕiːd ʔaːl sa.ʕiːd]; 18 November 1940 – 10 January 2020) was Sultan of Oman from 23 July 1970 until his death in 2020. A fifteenth-generation descendant of the founder of the House of Al Said, he was the longest-serving leader in the Middle East and Arab world at the time of his death, having ruled for almost half a century. The only son of Said bin Taimur, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Qaboos was educated in Suffolk, England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qaboos bin Said al Said has received more than 2,470,773 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Qaboos bin Said al Said is the 752nd most popular politician (up from 850th in 2019), the most popular biography from Oman and the most popular Omani Politician.

Qaboos bin Said Al Said is most famous for being the Sultan of Oman. Qaboos bin Said Al Said became the Sultan of Oman in 1970 after overthrowing his father, Sa'id bin Taymur.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 752 out of 19,576Before him are Sun Quan, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Pedro II of Brazil, Boudica, Conrad III of Germany, and Cao Pi. After him are Martti Ahtisaari, Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Louis, Grand Dauphin, Marwan I, Justin I, and Cleopatra I Syra.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 14Before him are Annie Ernaux, Michael Gambon, Constantine II of Greece, Ringo Starr, Nursultan Nazarbayev, and J. M. G. Le Clézio. After him are Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Frank Zappa, Wangari Maathai, Gao Xingjian, Muhammad Yunus, and J. M. Coetzee. Among people deceased in 2020, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 8Before him are Sean Connery, Hosni Mubarak, Ennio Morricone, Kirk Douglas, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, and Pierre Cardin. After him are Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Qasem Soleimani, Alan Parker, Max von Sydow, Olivia de Havilland, and Paolo Rossi.

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In Oman

Among people born in Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 1 out of 18After him are Haitham bin Tariq (1955), Said bin Taimur (1910), Taimur bin Feisal (1886), Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1797), Thuwaini bin Said (1820), Sultan bin Ahmad (1800), Isla Fisher (1976), Said bin Ahmad (1800), Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar (1857), Salim bin Thuwaini (1845), and Ali bin Said of Zanzibar (1854).

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Among POLITICIANS In Oman

Among politicians born in Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 1After him are Haitham bin Tariq (1955), Said bin Taimur (1910), Taimur bin Feisal (1886), Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1797), Sultan bin Ahmad (1800), Said bin Ahmad (1800), Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar (1857), Salim bin Thuwaini (1845), and Ali bin Said of Zanzibar (1854).