Khalifa bin Harub of Zanzibar

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Sayyid Khalifa II bin Harub Al-Said (August 26, 1879 – October 9, 1960) (Arabic: خليفة بن حارب البوسعيد‎‎) was the ninth Sultan of Zanzibar. He ruled Zanzibar from December 9, 1911 to October 9, 1960.

In 1900, he married Sayyida Matuka bint Hamud Al-Busaid, daughter of the seventh Sultan of Zanzibar and sister of the eighth Sultan. He was succeeded by his eldest surviving son, Sayyid Abdullah bin Khalifa.[1]

Part of the museum of the Sultan's Palace in Zanzibar is dedicated to Khalifa.

Titles[edit]

  • 1879–1911: Sayyid Khalifa II bin Harub
  • 1911–1914: His Highness Sultan Sayyid Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar
  • 1914–1919: His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar, KCMG
  • 1919–1935: His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar, KCMG, KBE
  • 1935–1936: His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar, GBE, KCMG
  • 1936–1956: His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar, GCMG, GBE
  • 1956–1960: His Highness Sultan Sayyid Sir Khalifa II bin Harub, Sultan of Zanzibar, GCB, GCMG, GBE[2]

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ali bin Hamud
Sultan of Zanzibar
1911–1960
Succeeded by
Abdullah bin Khalifa