List of emirs of Qatar

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Emir of the State of Qatar
امیر دولة قطر
Emblem of Qatar.svg
Incumbent
Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani 2015.jpg
Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
since 25 June 2013
Details
Heir presumptiveAbdullah bin Hamad Al Thani
First monarchMohammed bin Thani
Formation1847

The Emir of Qatar is monarch or head of goverment of Qatar.

Hakims of Qatar (1847–1971)[change | change source]

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Reign start Reign end
1 HH Sheikh
Mohammed bin Thani
محمد بن ثاني

(1788–1878)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 1847 18 December 1878
2 HH Sheikh
Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani
جاسم بن محمد آل ثاني

(1825–1913)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 18 December 1878 1898 (Abdicated)
3 HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Muhammed Al Thani
أحمد بن محمد بن ثاني

(1853–1905)[1][2]

Emblem of Qatar.svg 1898 1905
(2) HH Sheikh
Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani
جاسم بن محمد آل ثاني

(1825–1913)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 1905 17 July 1913
4 HH Sheikh
Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani
عبد الله بن جاسم آل ثاني

(1880–1957)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 17 July 1913 20 August 1949 (Abdicated)
5 HH Sheikh
Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani
علي بن عبد الله آل ثاني

(1895–1974)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 20 August 1949 24 October 1960 (Abdicated)
6 HH Sheikh
Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani
أحمد بن علي آل ثاني

(1922–1977)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 24 October 1960 3 September 1971

Emirs of Qatar (1971–present)[change | change source]

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Reign start Reign end
1 HH Sheikh
Ahmad bin Ali Al Thani
أحمد بن علي آل ثاني

(1922–1977)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 3 September 1971 22 February 1972 (Deposed)[3]
2 HH Sheikh
Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani
خليفة بن حمد آل ثاني

(1930–2016)

Emblem of Qatar.svg 22 February 1972 27 June 1995 (Deposed)[4]
3 HH Sheikh
Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
حمد بن خليفة آل ثاني

(1952–)

Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (cropped).jpg 27 June 1995 25 June 2013 (Abdicated)[5]
4 HH Sheikh
Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
تميم بن حمد آل ثاني

(1980–)

Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani 2015.jpg 25 June 2013[5] Incumbent

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Ahmed bin Muhammed Al Thani", Wikipedia, 2020-03-06, retrieved 2020-03-06
  3. "Qatar PM seizes power from cousin". Ottawa Citizen. Beirut. AP. 23 February 1972. Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  4. "Prince deposes father in Qatar". Deseret News. 27 June 1995. Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Qatari emir Hamad hands power to son Tamim". BBC. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2013.