Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani

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Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani
Emir of Qatar
Reign 22 February 1972 – 27 June 1995
Predecessor Ahmad ibn 'Ali Al Thani
Successor Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Born (1932-09-17)17 September 1932
Rayyan, Qatar
Died 23 October 2016(2016-10-23) (aged 84)
Doha, Qatar
House House of Thani
Father Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
Religion Sunni Islam

Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani GCB GCMG[1] (17 September 1932 – 23 October 2016; Arabic خليفة بن حمد آل ثاني) was the Emir of Qatar from 27 February 1972 until he was deposed by his son Hamad bin Khalifa on 27 June 1995.[2]

Khalifa died at the age of 84 on 23 October 2016 in Doha, Qatar after being hospitalized for a week.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Qatar: The Al-Thani Dynasty". The Royal Ark. p. 7. 
  2. "Thani, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-". Hutchinson Encyclopedia. Farlex. 
  3. "Qatar: Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani passes away". Al Jazeera. 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.