ZANZIBAR (Sultanate)

 
TITLE:  Sultan RELIGION:  Muslim
STATE:  Africa (Tanzania) DYNASTY:  Al-Said (Al-Busaid)
   
PRESENT RULER:  HM Sultan Sayyid Jamshid bin Abdullah Al-Said, 11th Sultan of Zanzibar in 1963, Head of the Royal House of Zanzibar (1963/-)
born 16th September 1929 in Zanzibar, married 1stly 1955 (div. 1968), Sayyida Anisa bint Salim Al-Said, born 9th February 1938, daughter of Sayyid Salim bin Kindeh Al-Said of Oman, married 2ndly 1970, Zuleikha Abdullah al-Aufy, and has issue.
  • HRH Prince Sayyid Ali bin Jamshid Al-Said (by 1st wife)
  • HRH Prince Sayyid Khalifa bin Jamshid Al-Said (by 1st wife)
  • HRH Princess Sayyida Matuqa bint Jamshid Al-Said (by 1st wife)
  • HRH Prince Sayyid Abdullah bin Jamshid Al-Said (by 1st wife)
  • HRH Princess Sayyida Thureya bint Jamshid Al-Said (by 1st wife)
  • HRH Prince Sayyid Wasfi bin Jamshid Al-Said (by 2nd wife), born 15th February 1972, married 9th March 2000, Aysha bint Saif Al-Maani, born 23rd February 1978, and has issue, as well as adoptive issue.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Jamshid bin Wasfi Al-Said, born 12th June 2001 in Oman.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Hamza bin Wasfi Al-Said, born 20th August 2005.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Sara bint Wasfi Al-Said (adopted daughter), born 12th January 2003.
  • HRH Princess Sayyida Adla bint Jamshid Al-Said (by 2nd wife)
  • HRH Prince Sayyid Gharib bin Jamshid Al-Said (by 2nd wife)
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Zanzibar is separated from Oman and Muscat on 6th April 1861, with the ruler being recognized as Sultan. Rulers were...
  1. HM Sultan Sayyid Majid bin Said Al-Busaid 1856/1870, born 1834/1835, son of HH Sultan Sayyid Said bin Sultan Al-Busaid of Oman and Muscat, married Azzah, and had issue. He died 7th October 1870 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Khanforah bint Majid Al-Busaid, married HM Sultan Sayyid Hamud bin Muhammed Al-Busaid, Sultan of Zanzibar and had issue (see below).

  2. HM Sultan Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-BusaidHM Sultan Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-Busaid 1870/1888, born 1837, married Sayyida Moza bint Hamad Al-Busaid, died 1918, daughter of Sayyid Hamad bin Salim Al-Busaid, Wali of Musnaah, and had issue. He died 26th March 1888 in Zanzibar.
    • HM Sultan Sayyid Khalid bin Barghash Al-Busaid (qv)
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Saif bin Barghash Al-Busaid 
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Nunu bint Barghash Al-Busaid, married HM Sultan Sayyid Hamad Al-Busaid, Sultan of Zanzibar (see below).
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Aliyah bint Barghash Al-Busaid, married Sayyid Ali bin Salim Al-Said, born 1861, died after 1898, and had issue.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Sharifah bint Barghash Al-Busaid, married 1892, Sayyid Fahad bin Turki Al-Said, died June 1894 in Muscat, and had issue.

  3. HM Sultan Sayyid Khalifah bin Said Al-Busaid [Sultan KHALIFAH I] 1888/1890, born 1852, married and had issue. He died 13th February 1890 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Muhammed bin Khalifa Al-Busaid, died 1906.

  4. HM Sultan Sayyid Ali bin Said Al-Busaid G.C.S.I. [Sultan ALI I] 1890/1893, born before 24th September 1854 at Muscat, he was the fifteenth child of Seyyid Said bin Sultan bin Ahmed and the seventh surviving son and youngest son to become the Sultan; married and had issue. He died 5th March 1893 at Marhubi Palace in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Said bin Ali Al-Busaid, born 1893, married (amongst others), Sayyida Bashan bint Hamud Al-Busaid, daughter of HM Sultan Hamud bin Muhammed Al-Busaid, Sultan of Zanzibar, and had issue (see below).
      • HH Prince Sayyid Muhammed bin Said Al-Said, born 1907 in Zanzibar, married 1stly, HH Princess Sayyida Asilah bint Thabit Al-Said, born 1917, daughter of Sayyid Thabit bin Abdullah Al-Said of Oman, married 2ndly 1941, HH Princess Sayyida Hakima bint Hamud Al-Said, born 1920, daughter of HH Prince Hamud bin Faisal Al-Said of Oman, and had issue, all by 2nd wife.
        • HH Prince Sayyid Faisal bin Muhammed Al-Said, born 1941.
        • HH Prince Sayyid Said bin Muhammed Al-Said
        • HH Prince Sayyid Fahad bin Muhammed Al-Said, born 1942.
        • HH Prince Sayyid Fahim bin Muhammed Al-Said
        • HH Princess Sayyida Fauza bint Muhammed Al-Said
        • HH Princess Sayyida Fatma bint Muhammed Al-Said, born 9th February 1948.
        • HH Prince Sayyid Fakhri bin Muhammed Al-Said (formerly HH Sayyid Faris bin Muhammed Al-Said).
        • HH Prince Sayyid Fuad bin Muhammed Al-Said (formerly HH Prince Sayyid Sultan bin Muhammed Al-Said).
        • HH Princess Sayyida Fardous bint Muhammed Al-Said 
      • HH Prince Sayyid Ali Manin bin Said Al-Said
      • HH Prince Sayyid Badr bin Said Al-Said, born 1911, married 1940, HH Princess Sayyida Sindya bint Abdullah Al-Said, born 1927, daughter of HM Sultan Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Said, Sultan of Zanzibar, and had issue.
        • Sayyida Ghaliyah bint Badr Al-Said, born 1949, died 2nd May 1971 in Portsmouth, UK.
      • HH Prince Sayyid Khalifa bin Said Al-Said, born 19th June 1916 in Zanzibar, married 1stly, married 2ndly, 1940 HH Princess Sayyida Sughia bint Abdullah Al-Said, born 1925, daughter of HM Sultan Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Said, Sultan of Zanzibar, married 3rdly, 1953 in London, Wei Ju Fan, born 30th August 1930 in Nanking, China and had issue. He died 1967.
        • Sayyid Samih bin Khalifa Al-Said, born 9th June 1938 in Zanzibar (by 1st wife).
        • Sayyid Taimur bin Khalifa Al-Said, born 13th April 1941 in Zanzibar (by 2nd wife).
        • Sayyida Kulthum bint Khalifa Al-Said (by 2nd wife).
        • Sayyid Manin bin Khalifa Al-Said (by 3rd wife), born 4th April 1953 in London, married Yasmin Bhoy, and has issue.
          • Sayyid Omar Bin Manin Al-Said
          • Sayyid Adam Bin Manin Al-Said
          • Sayyid Fahar Bin Manin Al-Said
        • Sayyid Hamoud bin Khalifa Al-Said (by 3rd wife), born 3rd July 1954 in London, married and has issue.
          • Sayyid Nadar bin Hamoud Al Said
          • Sayyid Khalid bin Hamoud Al-Said
      • HH Princess Sayyida Hafsa bint Said Al-Said, born 11th November 1918 in Zanzibar.
      • HH Prince Sayyid Majid bin Said Al-Said, born 1920 in Zanzibar, married 1stly, 1943 HH Princess Sayyida Mera bint Muhammed Al-Busaid, born 1922, daughter of Sayyid Muhammed bin Ali Al-Busaid of Oman, married 2ndly 1953, Sayyida Raya bint Said Al-Busaid, born 1921, daughter of Sayyid Said bin Khalid Al-Busaid of Zanzibar, and had issue (all by 1st wife).
        • Sayyida Meyan bint Majid Al-Said, 8th October 1944 in Zanzibar.
        • Sayyid Mundhir bin Majid Al-Said
        • Sayyid Muhammed bin Majid Al-Said
        • Sayyid Mubadr bin Majid Al-Said, born 13th December 1947.
        • Sayyida Masmuha bint Majid Al-Said, born 1949 in Zanzibar.
        • Sayyida Massara bint Majid Al-Said
      • HH Prince Sayyid Ahmad bin Said Al-Said, born 21st January 1926 in Zanzibar.
      • HH Prince Sayyid Abdalaziz bin Said Al-Said, born 4th October 1930 in Zanzibar.
      • HH Prince Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-Said, born 19th July 1933 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Aliyah bint Ali Al-Said
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Nunu bint Ali Al-Said, married Sayyid Muhammed bin Hamad Al-Said of Oman.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Ghaliyah bint Ali Al-Said
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Sharifah bint Ali Al-Said

  5. HM Sultan Sayyid Hamad bin Thuwaini Al-Busaid 1893/1896, born 1857 in Muscat, son of HM Sultan Sayyid Thuwaini bin Said Al-Busaid, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, married 1stly, Sayyida Turkiyyah bint Turki Al-Busaid, daughter of HM Sultan Sayyid Turki bin Said Al-Busaid, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, married 2ndly, Sayyida Nunu bint Barghash Al-Busaid, daughter of HM Sultan Sayyid Barghash bin Said Al-Busaid of Zanzibar (see above). He died sp 25th August 1896 in Zanzibar.

  6. HM Sultan Sayyid Khalid bin Barghash Al-Busaid 1896, born 1874 in Zanzibar, married and had issue. He died 1927 in Mombasa.
    • Sayyid Barghash bin Khalid Al-Busaid, he died before 1954.
    • Sayyid Said bin Khalid Al-Busaid, married (amongst others) 2ndly, Sayyida Nezha bint Salim Al-Busaid, born 15th December 1916, daughter of Sayyid Salim bin Kindeh Al-Busaid of Oman, and had issue (by 1st wife).
      • Sayyida Maya bint Said Al-Busaid, born 1920, married Sayyid Salim bin Kindeh Al-Busaid of Oman, and had issue. 
      • Sayyida Raya bint Said Al-Busaid, born 1921, married 1953, Sayyid Majid bin Said Al-Busaid (see above).
    • Sayyid Majid bin Khalid Al-Busaid 
    • Sayyid Nasir bin Khalid Al-Busaid 
    • Sayyid Ali bin Khalid Al-Busaid, born 1911.
    • Sayyid Ghalib bin Khalid Al-Busaid, born 15th September 1916, married and had issue. He died 2nd January 1951 in Dar-es-Salaam.
      • Sayyid Barghash bin Ghalib Al-Busaid, born 13th December 1947.
      • Sayyida Sharifa bint Ghalib Al-Busaid, born 1949.
    • Sayyid Qais bin Khalid Al-Busaid, born 1917, married Sayyida Nunu bint Said Al-Busaid, daughter of Sayyid Said bin Kindeh Al-Busaid of Oman, and had issue.
      • Sayyid Khalid bin Qais Al-Busaid, born 1936.
      • Sayyid Azzan bin Qais Al-Busaid, born 1938.
      • Sayyid Salim bin Qais Al-Busaid
    • Sayyida Koula bint Khalid Al-Busaid 

  7. HM Sultan Sayyid Hamud bin Muhammed Al-Busaid 1896/1902, born 1853, married HRH Princess Sayyida Khanforah bint Majid Al-Busaid, daughter of HM Sultan Majid bin Said Al-Busaid, Sultan of Zanzibar (see above), and had issue. He died 18th July 1902 in Zanzibar.
    • HM Sultan Sayyid Ali bin Hamud Al-Busaid [ALI II] (qv)
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Majid bin Hamud Al-Busaid, born in Zanzibar, died 1899 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Saud bin Hamud Al-Busaid 
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Taimur bin Hamud Al-Busaid 
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Faisal bin Hamud Al-Busaid 
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Muhammed bin Hamud Al-Busaid 
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Matuka bint Hamud Al-Busaid, married 1900 in Zanzibar, HM Sultan Sayyid Khalifa bin Harub Al-Busaid [KHALIFA II], Sultan of Zanzibar (see below), and had issue. She died 2nd July 1940 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Bashan bint Hamud Al-Busaid, married HRH Prince Sayyid Said bin Ali Al-Busaid, born 1893, son of HM Sultan Ali bin Said Al-Busaid [ALI I], Sultan of Zanzibar (see above), and had issue.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Boran bint Hamud Al-Busaid 
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Hakima bint Hamud Al-Busaid 

  8. HM Sultan Sayyid Ali bin Hamud Al-Busaid [Sultan ALI II] 1902/1911 (deposed), born 7th June 1884 in Zanzibar, married 1902 in Chukwani, daughter of HH Sultan Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al-Busaid of Oman, and had issue. He died 20th December 1918 in Paris, buried there.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Saud bin Ali Al-Busaid, born 18th August 1907 in Zanzibar, married and had issue.
      • Sayyid Ali bin Saud Al-Busaid
      • Sayyid Hamud bin Saud Al-Busaid, born 18th October 1947.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Farid bin Ali Al-Busaid, born 13th September 1908 in Zanzibar, married and had issue.
      • Sayyida Aliyah bint Farid Al-Busaid, born 13th September 1933, married 1947, Sayyid Ahmad bin Thabit Al-Busaid, born 1919, son of Sayyid Thabit bin Abdullah Al-Busaid of Oman, and has issue.
      • Sayyid Ali bin Farid Al-Busaid, born 14th November 1934.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Zeana bint Ali, married Sayyid Muhammed bin Ali of Oman, born 1894, died 1923, and had issue.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Tohfa bint Ali Al-Busaid, married 1924, HM Sultan Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Busaid, Sultan of Zanzibar (see below), and had issue. 

  9. HM Sultan Sayyid Khalifa bin Harub Al-Busaid [Sultan KHALIFAH II] 1911/1960, born 26th August 1879 in Muscat, son of Sayyid Harub bin Thuwaini Al-Busaid of Oman, K.C.M.G. (Hons.) [cr.1914], K.B.E. (Hon. Civil) [cr.1919], married  1stly 1900, HRH Sayyida Matuka bint Hamoud Al-Busaid, died 2nd July 1940 in Zanzibar, daughter of Sayyid Hamoud bin Muhammed Al-Busaid (see above), married 2ndly, Nunu bint Ahmad, and had issue. He died 9th October 1960 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Thuwaini bin Khalifa Al-Busaid, died 1906 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Abdalwahhab bin Khalifa Al-Busaid, died 1912 in Zanzibar.
    • HM Sultan Sayyid Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Busaid (qv)

  10. HM Sultan Sayyid Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Busaid 1960/1963, born 12th February 1910 in Zanzibar, married 1924 in Zanzibar, Sayyida Tohfa bint Ali Al-Busaid, daughter of HM Sultan Sayyid Ali bin Hamud Al-Busaid [ALI II] (see above), and had issue. He died 1st July 1963 in Zanzibar.
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Sughia bint Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 1925 in Zanzibar, married 1940, (as his second wife), Sayyid Khalifa bin Said, born 19th June 1916, died 1967, and had issue (see above).
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Sindya bint Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 1927, married 1940, Sayyid Badr bin Said, born 1911, and had issue (see above).
    • HM Sultan Sayyid Jamshid bin Abdullah Al-Said (qv)
    • HRH Princess Sayyida Sharifa bint Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 1931 in Zanzibar, married 1948 in Zanzibar, (as his second wife), HH Prince Sayyid Saif bin Hamud Al-Said, born 27th November 1916 in Muscat, died April 1971, son of HH Prince Sayyid Hamud bin Faisal Al-Said of Oman, and has issue.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Muhammed bin Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 2nd March 1933 in Zanzibar, married 1stly, (no issue), married 2ndly, (three children), married 3rdly, Aysha Ali Al-Bakry, and had issue, four children. He died 26th September 1993.
      • HRH Prince Sayyid Abdullah Muhammed Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 26th November 1975 in Saudi Arabia.
      • HRH Prince Sayyid Khalifa Muhammed Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 9th November 1979 in Saudi Arabia.
      • HRH Prince Sayyid Ali Muhammed Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 12th December 1980 in Oman, married and has issue.
        • HH Prince Mohammed Ali Mohammed Al-Busaid
      • HRH Princess Sayyida Khadija Muhammed Abdullah Al-Busaid, born 19th July 1983 in Oman.
    • HRH Prince Sayyid Harub bin Abdullah Al-Busaid, 5th May 1936 in Zanzibar, married 1954 in  Zanzibar, HH Princess Sayyida Shuruk bint Saif al-Said, born 16th May 1939 in Muscat, daughter of HH Prince Sayyid Saif bin Hamud al-Said, born 27th November 1916 in Muscat, died April 1971, and has issue.

  11. HM Sultan Sayyid Jamshid bin Abdullah Al-Said (see above)
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