Muhammad III as-Sadiq

Muhammad III as-Sadiq

Sadok Bey (Bey of Tunis, Tunisia)

Muhammad III as-Sadiq GCB (1813–1882) (Tunisian Arabic: محمد الصادق بن حسين‎, Muḥamad es-Sādiq bin Ḥusayn) was the ruler of Tunisia from 23 September 1859 to 28 October 1881,[1] when he abdicated. He signed the Treaty of Bardo with France on 12 May 1881 signifying Tunisia as a French Protectorate.[2]



  1. ^ Spuler, Bertold (1977). Rulers and governments of the world. Bowker. p. 516.  
  2. ^ Scawen Blunt, Wilfred; Nourallah, Riad (2002). The future of Islam. Routledge. p. 176.  
  3. ^ The Royal Tourist—Kalakaua's Letters Home from Tokio to London. Editor: Richard A. Greer. Date: 10 March 1881
Preceded by
Muhammad II ibn al-Husayn
Bey of Tunis
23 September 1859 – 28 October 1881
Succeeded by
Ali Muddat ibn al-Husayn