Qaboos bin Said

(1940) Sultan of Oman, the 14th descendant of the Albusaid family. Opposed to the conservative views of his father, he overthrew him in 1970 in a bloodless coup and assumed the sultanship. Since then he...
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Qaboos bin Said

sultan of Oman.[7 related articles]
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Qaboos bin Said

Sultan of Oman, the 14th descendant of the Albusaid family. Opposed to the conservative views of his father, Said ibn Taimur, he was held under virtual house arrest from 1964, before overthrowing his father in 1970 in a bloodless coup and assuming the sultanship. Since then he has followed more liberal and expansionist policies, while maintaining h...
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