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|Sir Abdullah bin Khalifa|
عبد الله بن خليفة (Arabic)
|Sultan of Zanzibar|
|Reign||6 October 1960 – 1 July 1963|
|Predecessor||Sir Khalifa bin Harub|
|Successor||Jamshid bin Abdullah|
|Born||13 February 1911|
|Died||1 July 1963(aged 52)|
Sir Abdullah bin Khalifa Al-Said, Arabic: عبد الله بن خليفة), was the 10th Sultan of Zanzibar after the death of his father, Sir Khalifa bin Harub, who died on 9 October 1960 at age eighty-one. He was less popular than his father and had a rough reign as Sultan, as at the time of his death both his legs had been amputated., (13 February 1911 – 1 July 1963) (
U.S. President John F. Kennedy had Galt & Bro, a Washington D.C. based jeweler, make a gold plaque as a gift for the Sultan; however, it was never picked up from the jeweler following the assassination of the President in 1963.
- King George V Silver Jubilee Medal-1935
- Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)-1936
- Order of the Brilliant Star of Zanzibar, 1st Class-(1936–1960, then Sovereign to 1963)
- Sultan Khalifa II Silver Jubilee Medal-1937
- King George VI Coronation Medal-1937
- Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal-1953
- Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)-1959
- Sultan Sayyid Jamshid Bin Abdullah Bin Khalifa Bin Harub.
- Sayyida Sughiya Bint Abdullah Bin Khalifa Bin Harub.
- Sayyida Sindiya Bint Abdullah Bin Khalifa Bin Harub.
- Sayyid Mohammed Bin Abdullah Bin Khalifa Bin Harub.
- Sayyida Shariffa Bint Abdullah Bin Khalifa Bin Harub.
- Sayyid Harub Bin Abdullah Bin Khalifa Bin Harub.
|Ancestors of Abdullah bin Khalifa of Zanzibar|
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