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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 the Sultan of Oman from 23 July 1970 until his death. 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 Sultan Said bin Taimur of Muscat and Oman, Qaboos was educated in 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 2,356,837 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Qaboos bin Said al Said is the 647th most popular politician (up from 771st 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 647 out of 15,710. Before him are Modu Chanyu, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Louis the Stammerer, Musa I of Mali, Edvard Beneš, and Karl Liebknecht. After him are Umberto II of Italy, John Adams, Constantine II, Jair Bolsonaro, Halfdan Ragnarsson, and Kliment Voroshilov.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1940, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 12Before him are Ringo Starr, Chuck Norris, Constantine II of Greece, Michael Gambon, Carlos Slim, and Muhammad Yunus. After him are Nursultan Nazarbayev, Frank Zappa, Saparmurat Niyazov, Bartholomew I of Constantinople, Wangari Maathai, and Pina Bausch. Among people deceased in 2020, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 10Before him are Kirk Douglas, Diego Maradona, Max von Sydow, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Olivia de Havilland, and Albert Uderzo. After him are Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Ian Holm, Krzysztof Penderecki, Alan Parker, Pierre Cardin, and Michel Piccoli.

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In Oman

Among people born in Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said ranks 1 out of 10. After him are Haitham bin Tariq (1955), Said bin Taimur (1910), Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1797), Taimur bin Feisal (1886), Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar (1857), Isla Fisher (1976), Ali Al-Habsi (1981), 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).