Sultanate of Muscat

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Sultanate of Muscat
سلطنة مسقط
1650–1820
Flag of Sultanate of Muscat
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The Sultanate of Muscat was a maritime empire during the 18th Century, which in 1820 unified with the Imamate of Oman to form the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.
The Sultanate of Muscat was a maritime empire during the 18th Century, which in 1820 unified with the Imamate of Oman to form the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.
Capital Muscat
Common languages Yemeni Arabic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish
Religion Ibadi Islam
Government Absolute monarchy
Succeeded by
Sultanate of Muscat and Oman
Sultanate of Zanzibar

The Sultanate of Muscat was a maritime empire during the 18th Century, which in 1820 unified with the Imamate of Oman to form the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman.[1]

Nader Shah's conquest of Muscat[edit]

In 1743, Nader Shah took Muscat.[2] When Nader Shah was assassinated in 1747 his empire disintegrated, and so the Sultanate of Oman regained independence from the Afsharid dynasty.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eccles, Captain G. J. (1927). "The Sultanate of Muscat and 'Oman − With a description of a journey into the interior undertaken in 1925". Journal of The Royal Central Asian Society. 14 (1). pp. 19–42. doi:10.1080/03068372708724956. 
  2. ^ Axworthy 2006, p. 263.

Sources[edit]

  • Axworthy, Michael (2006). The Sword of Persia: Nader Shah, from Tribal Warrior to Conquering Tyrant. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-0857721938.