Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

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Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
مكتوم بن راشد آل مكتوم
His Excellency Sheikh
Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum.jpg
Sheikh Maktoum Al Maktoum in 1968
Born1943
Dubai, Trucial States (then a protectorate of the United Kingdom)
Died4 January 2006(2006-01-04) (aged 62–63)
Gold Coast, Australia
Spouse
FatherRashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum
MotherLatifa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan
President of the United Arab Emirates
Acting
In office
2 November 2004 – 3 November 2004
Preceded byZayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
Succeeded byKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates
In office
7 October 1990 – 4 January 2006[note 1]
PresidentZayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1990–2004)
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (2004–2006)
DeputySultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1990–2006)
Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1997–2006)
Preceded byRashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Succeeded byMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
In office
9 December 1971 – 25 April 1979
PresidentZayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
DeputyHamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum (1971–1973)
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (1973–1977)
Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan (1977–1979)
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byRashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Ruler of Dubai
Reign7 October 1990 – 4 January 2006
PredecessorRashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum
SuccessorMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
HouseAl Maktoum
ReligionIslam

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum (ca. 1941 – 4 January 2006[7]) (Arabic: مكتوم بن راشد آل مكتوم; Maktūm bin Rāshid Āl Maktūm), also referred to as Sheikh Maktoum was the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the emir (ruler) of Dubai.[8]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Since 1979, the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates has also held the office of Vice President of the United Arab Emirates.

References[change | change source]

  1. ARR: Arab Report and Record. Economic Features, Limited. 1971. p. 136. Shaikh Maktoum bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the Ruler's heir, married a cousin, Alia bint Khalifa, on 12 March.
  2. "Sheik rattled but not 'rolled' as bodyguards take children sheik". No. 1 May 2000. The Birmingham Post (England). Retrieved 17 April 2018. The drama began when the Yard received a 999 call from a nanny employed by the sheik's second wife, Sheika Bouchra Bint Mohammed Al Maktoum.
  3. "Strange case of the sheikh's daughter". 10 December 2001. Archived from the original on 24 March 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  4. "DUBAIS FIRST LADY SELLS JEWEL-STUDDED PAINTING FOR CHARITY". 8 March 2000. Archived from the original on 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  5. Desmond O’Neill. "HH SHEIKHA BOUCHRA BINT MOHAMMED AL MAKTOUM at a party in London on 16th March 2000.OCC 59". Archived from the original on 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  6. Desmond O’Neill. "Left to right, SIR MOULAY OMAR EL MOURADI uncle of Her Highness Sheikha Bouchra Bint Mohammed Al Maktoum and HH ARTIF AL BOUAZZAOUI brother of Her Highness Sheikha Bouchra Bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, at a party in London on 16th March 2000". Archived from the original on 14 April 2018. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  7. Department Of State. The Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs. "Photo: Death of His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al-Maktoum". 2001-2009.state.gov. Retrieved 2020-10-19.
  8. "Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum | World news | The Guardian". the Guardian. Retrieved 2021-08-27.

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