Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

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Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
تميم بن حمد آل ثاني
His Excellency His Highness
Sheikh Tamim in 2017
Emir of Qatar
Reign25 June 2013 - present
PredecessorHamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Born (1980-06-03) 3 June 1980 (age 43)
Doha, Qatar
Full name
Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani
FatherHamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
MotherMoza bint Nasser Al Missned

Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (born 3 June 1980 in Doha, Qatar) is the current Emir of Qatar. Sheikh Tamim is the fourth son of his father, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the previous Emir of Qatar and second son of Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. He became Emir of Qatar on 25 June 2013 after his father.[1] He became the heir apparent to the Qatar throne on 5 August 2003.

Education[change | change source]

He studied in the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst where he graduated in 1998.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sheikh Tamim to take over as Emir of Qatar". Archived from the original on 2015-07-15. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  2. "Sheikh Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani | Biography & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-05-23.

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