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Portuguese Colonization (1515-1550)[edit | edit source]

The Portuguese seized control in this area in 1515. Rule changed from the Portuguese to the Ottomans in 1550. [1]

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Ottoman Colonization (1550-1670, 1871-1915 )[edit | edit source]

The Ottomans were preferred over the Portuguese in 1550 and took control. They were expelled in 1670. [2] The Ottomans took control again in 1871. In 1915, they withdrew their forces. [3]

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British Colonization (1916-1971)[edit | edit source]

Qatar became a British protectorate on 3 November 1916. Independence was gained on 3 September 1971. [4]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Qatar," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar#Early_and_late_Islamic_period_(661%E2%80%931783), accessed 23 November 2020.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Qatar," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar#Early_and_late_Islamic_period_(661%E2%80%931783), accessed 23 November 2020.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Qatar," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar#The_Ottoman_period_(1871–1915), accessed 23 November 2020.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "ARTICLE NAME," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qatar#British_period_(1916–1971), accessed 23 November 2020.