Turki bin Said, GCSI (1832 – 4 June 1888) (Arabic: تركي بن سعيد‎, Balochi: ترکی بن سعید‎) was Sultan of Muscat and Oman from 30 January 1871 to 4 June 1888. He was the fifth son of Said bin Sultan. He acceded following his victory over the Imam Azzan bin Qais at the Battle of Dhank.[1]

Turki bin Said
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Sultan of Oman
Reign30 January 1871 – 4 June 1888
PredecessorAzzan bin Qais
SuccessorFaisal bin Turki
Born1832
Oman
Died4 June 1888
IssueMuhammad bin Turki al-Said (1860–?)
Faisal bin Turki (1864–1913)
Fahad bin Turki al-Said (?-1894)
Turkia bint Turki al-Said
Sayyida (name unknown) bint Turki al-Said
DynastyAl Said
FatherSaid bin Sultan
Motheran Ethiopian suri
ReligionIbadi Islam

On Turki's death, he was succeeded by his second son, Faisal bin Turki. Sultan Haitham of Oman is a direct descendant of Turki bin Said.

Turki had five children:

  1. Sayyid Muhammad bin Turki al-Said (1860–?)
  2. Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al-Said (1864–1913)
  3. Sayyid Fahad bin Turki al-Said (?-1894)
  4. Sayyida Turkia bint Turki al-Said who married a cousin, Sheikh Harub bin Thuwaini Al-Said
  5. Sayyida (name unknown) bint Turki al-Said.

HonoursEdit

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External linksEdit

  1. ^ Lorimer, John (1915). Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. British Government, Bombay. p. 729.
  2. ^ Royal Ark
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Azzan bin Qais
Sultan of Oman
1871–1888
Succeeded by
Faisal bin Turki