|Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi|
|Ruler of Ajman|
|Predecessor||Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi|
|Successor||Abdelaziz bin Rashid Al Nuaimi|
|Successor||Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi II|
Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi was the Ruler of Ajman, one of the Trucial States which today form the United Arab Emirates (UAE), from 1838–1841,when he was deposed by his brother, Abdelaziz bin Rashid Al Nuaimi. Humaid ruled from Abdelaziz' death in 1848 until his own death in 1864.
Humaid acceded following the death of his father, Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi. Rashid's eldest son, Ali, was a businessman and had removed himself from day to day involvement in the majlis and had no interest in becoming Ruler.The family nominated Humaid to take the position. He married a daughter of Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi who was, at the time, Ruler of Sharjah and with whom Humaid was closely allied. In 1841, his brother Abdelaziz took possession of Ajman fort and declared himself Ruler. In 1848 Abdelaziz was killed in a fight with Hamriyah and Humaid, who was also wounded in the conflict, became Ruler once again.
Humaid was signatory to the Perpetual Maritime Truce with the British, signed on 4 May 1853.
Sheikh Humaid died in 1864and was succeeded by Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi II.
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