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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.The only son of Said bin Taimur, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Qaboos was educated in Suffolk, England. After graduating from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he served briefly in the British Army. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Qaboos bin Said al Said has received more than 2,433,003 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Qaboos bin Said al Said is the 858th most popular politician (down from 646th in 2019), the most popular biography from Oman and the most popular 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 858 out of 15,577Before him are Gustav III of Sweden, Wilm Hosenfeld, Islam Karimov, Jozef Tiso, Aurangzeb, and Kara Mustafa Pasha. After him are Farah Pahlavi, Ahmad Shah Massoud, Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, and Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 17Before him are Michael Gambon, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Burhanuddin Rabbani, Frank Zappa, Carlos Slim, and Muhammad Yunus. After him are Joachim Gauck, J. M. Coetzee, Wangari Maathai, Martin Sheen, Julie Christie, and Gao Xingjian. Among people deceased in 2020, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 10Before him are Hosni Mubarak, Kirk Douglas, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Pierre Cardin, Olivia de Havilland, and Max von Sydow. After him are Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Katherine Johnson, Krzysztof Penderecki, John le Carré, Ian Holm, and Michel Piccoli.

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In Oman

Among people born in Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 1 out of 12After him are Haitham bin Tariq (1955), Said bin Taimur (1910), Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1797), Taimur bin Feisal (1886), Isla Fisher (1976), Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar (1857), Ali Al-Habsi (1981), Jokha Alharthi (1978), Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri (1985), Amad Al-Hosni (1984), and Sneha Ullal (1987).

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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), Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1797), Taimur bin Feisal (1886), and Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar (1857).