Tahnoun bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

United Arab Emirati Sheikh

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Tahnoun bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
Emir of Abu Dhabi
ReignMay 1909 to October 1912
PredecessorZayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
SuccessorSheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
Born1857
HouseAl Nahyan
FatherZayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan (1857–1912) was the Ruler of Abu Dhabi from May 1909 to October 1912.

Biography

Tahnoun was born in 1857[1] and was the second eldest son of Zayed bin Khalifa.[2] Tahnoun's mother was the daughter of Saeed bin Tahnun Al Nahyan.[3]

Tahnoun succeeded his father Zayed bin Khalifa in May 1909 when his elder brother, Khalifa, refused to replace his father.[2] Tahnoun died in October 1912 and was succeeded by his another brother, Hamdan.[2]

References

  1. ^ Abu Dhabi
  2. ^ a b c Uzi Rabi (2006). "Oil Politics and Tribal Rulers in Eastern Arabia: The Reign of Shakhbut (1928–1966)". British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. 33 (1): 39.
  3. ^ "Sheikh Shakhbut and the Great Decline" (PDF). Retrieved 8 July 2016.
Tahnoun bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
Born: 1857
Regnal titles
Preceded by Ruler of Abu Dhabi
1909–1912
Succeeded by



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