Yahya ibn Surur

Yahya ibn Surur ibn Musa‘id (Arabic: يحيى بن سرور بن مساعد, romanizedYaḥyá ibn Surūr ibn Musā‘id; died c. 1838) was a sharif of the Zayd clan who served as Sharif and Emir of Mecca from 1813 to 1827.[1]

Yahya ibn Surur
يحيى بن سرور
Sharif and Emir of Mecca
ReignNovember 1813 – May/June 1827
PredecessorGhalib ibn Musa'id
SuccessorAbd al-Muttalib ibn Ghalib
Diedc. 1838
Egypt Eyalet, Ottoman Empire
House
FatherSurur ibn Musa'id

Muhammad Ali Pasha appointed Yahya to replace his uncle Sharif Ghalib ibn Musa'id in late Dhi al-Qi'dah 1228 AH (November 1813). The imperial firman (proclamation) and khil'ah (robe of honor) were sent from Istanbul, dated Rabi al-Awwal 1229 AH (February/March 1814).[2]

He was deposed by Muhammad Ali in Dhi al-Qi'dah 1242 AH (May/June 1827).[3] He settled in Cairo with his family and died in 1254 AH (1838/1839).[4]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ de Zambaur 1927, p. 23.
  2. ^ Uzunçarşılı 2003, pp. 201–202.
  3. ^ Uzunçarşılı 2003, pp. 204–205.
  4. ^ Uzunçarşılı 2003, p. 207.

ReferencesEdit

  • de Zambaur, E. (1927). Manuel de généalogie et de chronologie pour l'histoire de l'Islam. Hanovre: Heinz Lafaire.
  • Uzunçarşılı, İsmail Hakkı (2003). Ashrāf Makkat al-Mukarramah wa-umarāʼihā fī al-ʻahd al-ʻUthmānī أشراف مكة المكرمة وأمرائها في العهد العثماني (in Arabic). Translated by Murād, Khalīl ʻAlī (1st ed.). Beirut: al-Dār al-‘Arabīyah lil-Mawsū‘āt.
Yahya ibn Surur ibn Musa‘id ibn Sa‘id ibn Sa‘d ibn Zayd
House of Zayd
Branch of the House of Qatadah
 Died: c. 1838
Regnal titles
Preceded by Sharif and Emir of Mecca
1813–1827
Succeeded by