Persian Gulf Residency

Persian Gulf Residency

The British residency of the Persian Gulf was an official colonial subdivision (i.e., residency) of the British Empire from 1763 until 1971, whereby the United Kingdom maintained varying degrees of political and economic control over several states in the Persian Gulf, including: the United Arab Emirates (originally called the "Trucial Coast States") and at various times southern portions of Persia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar.

Read more about Persian Gulf Residency:  Historical Background Until 1900, The Trucial States, Post World War I, Duties of The Residency, Chronology: 1763-1971, Political Agents

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