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HH Sayyid Sheikh Majid bin Hamoud Al-Said



Prince of Oman and Zanzibar


Son: HH Sayyid Mansoor bin Majid Al-Said

Son: HH Sayyid Sahibzada Sheikh Aladdin Sulayman bin Majid Al-Said

Grandson: HH Sayyid Sahibzada Sheikh Muhafiz bin Aladdin Al-Said

Granddaughter: HH Sayyida Sheikha Layla bint Aladdin Al-Said

Great Grandson: HH Sayyid Sahibzada Sheikh Dr Shamsaldin Qais Sulayman al-Said

Great Granddaughter: HH Sayyida Sheikha Naima bint Muhafiz Al-Said

Fourth Cousin (3xRemoved): HH Sultan Qaboos bin Said


Father: HH Sultan Sheikh Hamoud bin Mohammed

Grandfather: HH Sultan Muhammad bin Said

Brother: HH Sultan Sheikh Sir Ali bin Hamud of Zanzibar


Omani Empire


House of Al-Said




Sayyid of Oman and Zanzibar

HH Sayyid Sheikh, Majid bin Hamoud Al-Said

His Highness Sayyid Sheikh,  Majid bin Ham0ud (Arabic: مَجيد بن حَمود السعَيد) (alternative spelling: Majid bin Hamud al-Said) was the son of HH Sultan, Hamoud bin Muhammad Al-Said, Sultan of Zanzibar under the Omani Empire.


HH Sultan, Hamoud bin Muhammad Al-Said, (1853 – 18 July 1902) (ruled 27 August 1896 – 18 July 1902) (Arabic: حمود بن محمد‎) was the Omani sultan of the protectorate of Zanzibar, who outlawed slavery throughout the Omani Empire.



HH Sayyid Sheikh. Majid bin Hamoud bin Muhammad bin Said bin Sultan bin Ahmed bin Said Al-Said

7th Generation Royal from the House of Al-Said Dynasty, who ruled large parts of South Asia, The Middle-East and East Africa at their peak. Today they rule the Sultanate of Oman in the Middle-East.



Majid lived an extremely private life with very little known about his wives and children.

All that is revealed is that he had two wives, (although it is not clear if this was consecutively or concurrently) and that he had eleven children, some of which migrated from the Omani Empire to the Ottoman Empire for marriage.

One of his sons, HH Sayyid Sahibzada Sheikh Sanjay-Bey Mir, Aladdin bin Majid Al-Said, half brother to HH Sayyid, Mansoor bin Majid Al-Said, was awarded command of his own Sanjak within the Ottoman Empire. Taking both Ottoman and Pashtun wives, HH Sayyid, Aladdin bin Majid maintained authority over the same land after the dissolving of the Ottoman Empire.


Notable Family Members

  • FATHER | HH Sultan Sheikh Sir, Hamoud bin Muhammad Al-Said
  • BROTHER | HH Sultan Sheikh Sir, Ali bin Hamud Al-Said
  • COUSIN | HH Sultan, Qaboos bin Said Al-Said
  • GREAT GRANDFATHER | HH Sultan, Said bin Sultan Al-Said
  • GREAT GRANDSON | HH Sayyid Sheikh, Shamsaldin Qais Sulayman Al-Said



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