KUWAIT

Al-Sabah Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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2023 H.H. Shaikh Misha’al bin Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah [Abu Talal], Amir of the State of Kuwait. b. at the Dasman Palace, Kuwait City, 27th 1940, seventh son of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad I bin Jabir al-‘Ali al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, KCSI, KCIE, by his sixth wife, Shaikha Mariam bint Murait al-Huwailah, educ. Mubarakiya Nizamiya Sch, Kuwait Police Coll, Kuwait City, and the Metropolitan Police Coll, Hendon, Middlesex. Joined Ministry of the Interior 1960, prom Col 1967, Head of General Investigation Dept 1967-1980, Head of State Security Agency 1980-2004, Deputy Chief of Staff Kuwait National Guard (KNG) (with the personal rank of Minister) 2004-2020, prom Lieut-Gen 2016. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Crown Prince and style of His Highness, 7th October 2020. Formally installed before the National Assembly, at Kuwait City, 8th October 2020. Assumed the role of acting Amir on behalf of his elder brother due to his continuing poor health, 16th November 2001. Succeeded on his death as Amir of the State of Kuwaitt, 16th December 2023. Hon Presdt Kuwait Aeronautical Pilots & Engineers Assoc 1973-2017, and Kuwait Amateur Radio Soc 1979. Chair Diwaniya of Nabat Poets since 1977. Dir Ahmad al-Jabir Inheritance Trust. Mbr Kuwait Army Officers’ Club, Kuwait National Guards (KNG) Officers’ Club, etc. Rcvd: Cdr of the Order of the Legion of Honour of France (4.12.2018). m. (first) 1963, H.E. Shaikha Nuria bint Sabah al-Salim al-Sabah, former wife of H.E. Shaikh Jabir bin ‘Ali al-Salim al-Sabah, sometime Deputy Prime Minister, and daughter of H.H. Shaikh Sabah III bin Salim al-Mubarak al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, KCMG, by his first wife, Munira bint Fahad al-Adwani, daughter of Fahad Hamidi al-Adwani, of Fahaheel, in the Ahmadi Governorate of Kuwait. m. (second) 1990, H.E. Shaikha bint Badah ‘Abu al-Ghanaym al-Mutairi al-Andalus, daughter of Badah bin ‘Abdu’l Rahman ‘Abu al-Ghanaym al-Mutairi al-Andalus, of Al-Samman, Kuwait, businessman. He had issue, one son and six daughters by his first wife, and four sons and one daughter by his second wife:
  • 1) H.E. Shaikh Ahmad bin Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 22nd September 1971 (s/o Nuria). Employed with Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development 1994-2010, Assist Under-Sec Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs 2010-2012, Head of the Government Performance Monitoring Agency since 2012 (ranking as Minister since 2019). Vice-Chair Kuwait Ports Authority since 2018 (Dir 2014-2018). m. Shaikha Sara bint Fahad al-Yusuf al-Sabah (b. 7th January 1983), eldest daughter of H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Yusuf al-Sa’ud al-Sabah, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Azza bint Jabir al-‘Ali al-Sabah, eighth daughter H.H. Shaikh Jabir III bin Ahmad al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, GCB, GCMG. He has issue, a son and four daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Misha’al bin Ahmad bin Misha’al al-Sabah.
    • a) Nuria bint Ahmad bin Misha’al al-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikha Sharifa bint Ahmad bin Misha’al al-Sabah.
    • c) Shaikha Sheikha bint Ahmad bin Misha’al al-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikha Al-Jazi bint Ahmad bin Misha’al al-Sabah.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikh Talal bin Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (s/o Munira). 3) H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (s/o Munira). 4) H.E. Shaikh Jabir bin Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (s/o Munira). 5) H.E. Shaikh ‘Ali bin Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (s/o Munira).
  • 1) H.E. Shaikha Muhassin bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1965 (d/o Nuria). m. H.E. Shaikh Fawaz bin Sa’ud al-Nasir al-Sa’ud al-Sabah, KCVO (b. 9th November 1962), Under-Secretary for Economic & Political Affairs at the Amiri Diwan, son of H.E. Shaikh Sa’ud bin Nasir al-Sa’ud al-Sabah, sometime Minister for Oil, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Awatif bint Sabah al-Sabah, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Sabah III bin Salim al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, KCMG – see above.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikha Mukarima bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1966 (d/o Nuria). m. as his first wife, Shaikh Salman bin Hamud al-Salim al-Hamud al-Sabah, second son of Shaikh Hamud bin Salim al-Hamud al-Sabah, by his first wife, Fatima bint ‘Awadh al-Munir, daughter of ‘Awadh bint Hamud al-Munir. She had issue, one son and one daughter – see above.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikha Mufatin bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1969 (d/o Nuria).
  • 4) H.E. Shaikha Sheikha bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabahal-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1972 (d/o Nuria). m. December 1984, as his first wife, Major H.E. Shaikh Ahmad bin Fahad bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Sabah (b. at Beirut, Lebanon, 12th August 1963), sometime Minister for Energy, son of Shaikh Fahad bin Ahmad al-Sabah, by his wife, Shaikha Fazila bint Yusuf al-Sabah, daughter of Shaikh Yusuf bin ‘Athbi al-Sabah. She has issue – see above.
  • 5) H.E. Shaikha Hala bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (d/o Nuria).
  • 6) H.E. Shaikha Nouf bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (d/o Nuria).
  • 7) H.E. Shaikha Bibi bint Misha’al bin Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (d/o Munira).
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