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7.3: Rule of Shaik 'Abdullah-bin-Subāh, 1866-1892
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From the death of his father, probably in 1866, until his own demise in 1892, Kuwait was ruled by 'Abdullah-bin-Subāh.

Relations of Kuwait with the Porte, 1866-92.

During the whole period of his rule Shaikh 'Abdullah appears to have maintained very close relations with the Turks, and to have been an obedient and even enthusiastic instrument of Tu…

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“7.3: Rule of Shaik 'Abdullah-bin-Subāh, 1866-1892”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_000703>
First published online: 2015



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