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Said bin Taimur

1910 - 1972

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Said bin Taimur (Arabic: سعيد بن تيمور; 13 August 1910 – 19 October 1972) was the 13th Sultan of Muscat and Oman from 10 February 1932 until he was deposed on 23 July 1970 by his son Qaboos bin Said. He was a member of the House of Al Said who in 1932 became the Sultan of Muscat and Oman, succeeding his father Taimur bin Feisal who had abdicated for financial reasons. The 21-year-old Said inherited an administration that was in debt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Said bin Taimur has received more than 794,581 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Said bin Taimur is the 4,876th most popular politician (down from 4,438th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Oman and the 3rd most popular Omani Politician.

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Among politicians, Said bin Taimur ranks 4,876 out of 15,577Before him are Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg, Guglielmo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Slavko Kvaternik, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Emperor Huai of Jin, and Ermesinde, Countess of Luxembourg. After him are Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Luis Carlos Galán, Emperor Monmu, Alphonse, Count of Poitiers, Jeong Mong-ju, and Emperor Taizong of Liao.

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Among people born in 1910, Said bin Taimur ranks 61Before him are Tjalling Koopmans, J. Allen Hynek, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, Pavel Batitsky, Sergey Gorshkov, and Edda Mussolini. After him are Francisco Varallo, Karel Zeman, A. J. Ayer, Aladár Gerevich, Luise Rainer, and Kim Yong-sik. Among people deceased in 1972, Said bin Taimur ranks 43Before him are Fredric Brown, Lale Andersen, Bronislava Nijinska, Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, Louis Leakey, and S. R. Ranganathan. After him are Hans Scharoun, Antonio Segni, Hugo Steinhaus, Mahalia Jackson, Henry de Montherlant, and Martiros Saryan.

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In Oman

Among people born in Oman, Said bin Taimur ranks 3 out of 12Before him are Qaboos bin Said al Said (1940) and Haitham bin Tariq (1955). After him are 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 born in Oman, Said bin Taimur ranks 3Before him are Qaboos bin Said al Said (1940) and Haitham bin Tariq (1955). After him are Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman (1797), Taimur bin Feisal (1886), and Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar (1857).