Muscat & Oman
30 January 1871 - 9 August 1970
Status: British protectorate, then independent nation
Independent nation - Oman
to Middle East Index
- On 30th January 1871, the coastal Sultanate of Muscat merged
with the inland Imamate of Oman to become the Sultanate of Muscat &
- On 19th March 1891, Muscat & Oman became a British protectorate.
- In 1951, Muscat & Oman achieved independence from Britain.
- On 9th August 1970, the sultanate changed its name to the Sultanate of Oman.
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