Muhammad bin Shakhbut Al Nahyan

Sheikh of Abu Dhabi

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Muhammad bin Shakhbut Al Nahyan
Ruler of Abu Dhabi
PredecessorShakhbut bin Dhiyab Al Nahyan
SuccessorTahnun bin Shakhbut Al Nahyan
Co-rulerShakhbut bin Dhiyab Al Nahyan
HouseAl Nahyan
FatherShakhbut bin Dhiyab Al Nahyan

Sheikh Muhammad bin Shakhbut Al Nahayan was the Ruler of Abu Dhabi from 1816 to 1818, now part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Having deposed his father, Shakhbut,[1] Muhammad was himself deposed by his brother, Tahnun (with Shakhbut's support), and exiled.[2]


  1. ^ Frauke Heard-Bey: From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates. A Society in Transition. Verlag Longman, London 1982, ISBN 0-582-78032-2, S. 49
  2. ^ Lorimer, John (1915). Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. British Government, Bombay. p. 764.

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