QATAR

The Al-Thani Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1949 - 1960 H.H. Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani, Ruler of Qatar, KBE (c. 13.8.1958). b. at Doha, before 25th June 1895, eldest son of H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Jasim Al-Thani, Ruler of Qatar, CIE, by his first wife, Shaikha Mariam bint ‘Abdu’llah al-Attiya, educ. privately. Appointed as Heir Apparent and Deputy Ruler of Qatar by his father, 30th June 1948. Succeeded on his abdication, and installed on the same day at Doha, 20th August 1949. His reign saw the establishment of the first regular school for boys, the first school for girls, the funding of university places, the first shipments of oil and the construction of the first permanent hospital. He also oversaw the construction of the airport, roads, water, electricity and port facilities, the establishment of government departments and ministries, and the first joint stock companies. He was also the first Qatari ruler to tour abroad, visitng India, Egypt, Europe, and the Levant. However, simmering discontent over his personal spending habits and accumulating debts, induced him into abdicating in favour of his second son, 24th October 1960. Thereafter, he resided abroad on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland, during the summer and Beirut, Lebanon, during the winter. Rcvd: Queen Elizabeth II Coron Medal (1953). m. (first) (div. without issue) a daughter (m. second, her former husband’s younger brother, Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani, and had two sons - see above) of Shaikh Muhammad bin Khalifa al-Suwaidi. m. (second) 22nd March 1951, a daughter of Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah al-Attiya. m. (third) at Dubai, March 1958, … He d. at the Barbir Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon, 31st August 1974 (bur. Al-Rayyan Cemetery, Doha, Qatar), having had issue, eleven sons and three daughters:
  • 1) Colonel H.E. Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. before 7th October 1918. Cdr of the Qatar Military Forces 1972. He d. at Paris, France, 31st December 1980 (bur. Al-Rayyan Cemetery, Doha), having had issue, five sons and a daughter:
    • a) Shaikh Saud bin Jasim Al-Thani. m. (first) Shaikha Moza bint Salman Al-Thani. m. (second) a Syrian lady. He had issue, four sons and six daughters:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Saud bin Al-Thani (s/o the Syrian lady).
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Saud Al-Thani (s/o Moza). m. Shaikha Hind bint Faisal Khalid Al-Qasimi, former wife of H.E. Shaikh Said bin Saqr bin Sultan Al-Qasimi, of Sharjah, and daughter of Dr Shaikh Faisal Khalid bin Kaid Al-Qasimi, sometime medical practitioner, by his wife, Shaikha Mahra bint Majid Al-Qasimi, sometime school principal, daughter of Shaikh Majid bin Saqr Al-Qasimi. He has issue, one son:
        • (1) Shaikh Saud bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Khalid bin Saud bin Al-Thani (s/o the Syrian lady). Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • iv) Shaikh Nasser bin Saud bin Al-Thani (s/o the Syrian lady),
      • i) Shaikh Maryam bint Saud bin Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikha Sheikha bint Saud bin Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikha Noora bint Saud bin Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikha Aisha bint Saud bin Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikha Amna bint Saud bin Al-Thani.
      • vi) Shaikha Al-Anood bint Saud bin Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh Fahad bin Jasim Al-Thani. He d.v.p. young.
    • c) Shaikh Fahad bin Jasim Al-Thani. m. a daughter of his paternal uncle, H.E. Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. He had issue, three sons and six daughters, including:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Jasim bin Fahad Al-Thani. He has issue, three sons:
        • (1) Shaikh Fahad bin Jasim Al-Thani.
        • (2) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Jasim Al-Thani.
        • (3) Shaikh Khalifa bin Jasim Al-Thani.
      • i) Shaikha …bint Fahad Al-Thani. m. (div.) ...
      • ii) Shaikha …bint Fahad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikha …bint Fahad Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikha …bint Fahad Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikha …bint Fahad Al-Thani
      • vi) Shaikha Hamda bint Fahad Al-Thani. b. 1976. m. at Cairo, Egypt, 5th November 2002, Sayed Muhammad bin Sayed Saleh (b. 1959), an Egyptian national.
    • d) Shaikh Khalifa bin Jasim Al-Thani. He d. 20th April 2002, having had issue, seven sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, one son:
        • (1) Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He d. 10th February 2005, having had issue, one son:
        • (1) Shaikh Khalifa bin Khalid Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Muhammad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • v) Shaikh Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • vi) Shaikh Ahmad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • vii) Shaikh Jasim bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • e) Shaikh Hamad bin Jasim Al-Thani. He had issue, seven sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l Rahman bin Hamad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Jasim bin Hamad Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
        • (1) Shaikh Hamad bin Jasim Al-Thani.
        • (2) Shaikh Hasan bin Jasim Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Muhammad bin Hamad Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Hamad Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani. He d. 2000.
      • vi) Shaikh Fahad bin Hamad Al-Thani.
      • vii) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Hamad Al-Thani.
    • a) Shaikha …bint Jasim Al-Thani. m. April 1950, H.E. Shaikh Suhaim bin Hamad Al-Thani (b. at Doha, 1940; d. 21st August 1985), sometime Minister for Foreign Affairs, eighth son of Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani. She had issue – see above.
  • 2) H.H. Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar – see below.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. before 14th August 1923. m. (first) Shaikha Moza bint Hasan Al-Thani, daughter of Shaikh Hasan bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Jasim Al-Thani. m. (second) Safia Airabban. m. (third) at Shahjah, July 1957, H.E. Shaikha Sheikha bint Muhammad Al-Qasimi (m. second, Shaikh Muhammad bin Saud bin Sultan al-Qasimi, by whom she had further issue), elder daughter of Shaikh Muhammad bin Saqr Al-Qasimi, of Sharjah. He d. 29th December 1970, having had issue, eleven sons:
    • a) Shaikh Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Thani. He d.v.p. young.
    • b) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Rahman bin MuhammadAl-Thani. b. ca. 1943. Tried andsentenced to death for opening fire on crowd celebrating the union of Egypt, Syria and Iraq. He was k. (executed)at Doha, 18th March 1968, having had issue, two sons and two daughters:
      • i) Shaikh Salman bin ‘Abdu’l-Rahman Al-Thani. He d. 13th September 2005, having had issue, two sons:
        • (1) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Rahman bin Salman Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
        • (2)Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Salman Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Rahman bin ‘Abdu’l-Rahman Al-Thani. b. posthumously, 1968.
      • i) Shaikha Shu’aa bint ‘Abdu’l-Rahman Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikha Aisha bint ‘Abdu’l-Rahman Al-Thani.
    • c) H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Muhammad Al-Thani. b. 1943. Minister for Public Health 1989-1991. Qatar Insurance Company (QIC). He had issue, four sons and three daughters:
      • i) Shaikh Ahmad bin Khalid Al-Thani. He had issue, two sons and one daughter:
        • (1) Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
        • (2) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
        • (1) Shaikha Mariam bint Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Muhammad bin Khalid Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Hamad bin Khalid Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh ... bin Khalid Al-Thani.
      • i) Shaikha Fatma bint Khalid Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikha Dana bint Khalid Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikha Muneera bint Khalid Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh Hamad bin Muhammad Al-Thani. He was k. with his brother, in a road accident, 30th August 1972.
    • e) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Muhammad Al-Thani. He was k. with his brother, in a road accident, 30th August 1972.
    • f) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Muhammad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. at Qatar, 1958 (s/o Sheikha). Dir-Gen Dept of Civil Aviation Sharjah. Chair Sharjah International Airport Authority, Sharjah Airport International Freetrade (SAIF) Zone, and Air Arabia PJSC since 2003. Hon Presdt Al-Sharjah Sports Club and Al-Sharjah Club Council of Honour. Presdt Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club. Proprietor of Alzobair Stud. He had issue, six sons:
      • i) Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani. b. 1982, educ. American Univ of Sharjah (AUS). Dir-Gen Shahjah Office of Statistics. MD Sharjah Golf & Shooting Club, Dir Universal Tourism LLC since 2005, and Air Arabia PJSC since 2005, Chair Musafir.com since 2007. He has issue, a son:
        • (1) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Muhammad Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • ii) Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani. Presdt Al-Sharjah Sports Club.
      • iii) Shaikh Khalid bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani. m. at Sharjah, 23rd October 2007, Shaikha Karima bint Badr Al-Thani, daughter of Shaikh Badr bin Khalifa bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. Horse owner and breeder. He d. at Sharjah, 30th May 2010 (bur. Al-Jubail Cemetery, Qatar), having had issue, a son:
        • (1) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalid Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Sultan bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikh Khalifa bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
      • vi) Shaikh Ghanim bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
      • i) ?Shaikha Mariam bint ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.m. at al-Rayyan, 25th April 2008, H.E. Shaikh Jasim bin Khalifa Al-Thani (b. at Doha, 1977), youngest son of H.H. Shaikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, GCB, GCMG, by his fourth wife, Shaikha Mooza bint ‘Ali Al-Thani, daughter of Shaikh ‘Ali bin Saud bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz Al-Thani – see below.
    • g) Shaikh Saud bin Muhammad Al-Thani. He d.v.p. young.
    • h) Dr Shaikh Hasan bin Muhammad Al-Thani. b. 1960 (s/o Sheikha), educ. Univ of Qatar (BA, PhD), and Al-Ain Shams Univ, Cairo, Egypt (MA). Deputy Chair Qatar Museums Authority, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs to Qatar Foundn, Gen Supervisor Dept of Documentation in the Amiri Diwan, Under-Sec Office of the Amir since 2006. Founder Qatar Technical Centre and Hasan Bin Muhammad Al Thani Centre for Historical Studies. Hon Presdt Arabian Gulf Artists Fed, Qatar Photographic Soc, and the Centre for Friends of the Environment. Mbr National Council for Culture, Arts & Heritage, and of the Assembly of Historians in the Arabian Gulf, Wildlife Consevation Assoc (UK), etc. m. 1988, ... He has issue, two sons and six daughters:
      • i) Shaikh Muhammad bin Hasan Al-Thani. b. 8th March 1990.
      • ii) Shaikh Hamad bin Hasan Al-Thani. b. 30th August 1999.
      • i) Shaikha Moza bint Hasan Al-Thani. b. 27th April 1991.
      • ii) Shaikha Mariam bint Hasan Al-Thani. b. 17th August 1993.
      • iii) Shaikha Noor bint Hasan Al-Thani. b. 14th April 1995. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • iv) Shaikha Rawda bint Hasan Al-Thani. b. 9th August 1997.
      • v) Shaikha Al-Jazi bint Hasan Al-Thani. b. 7th October 1998.
      • vii) Shaikha Sara bint Hasan Al-Thani. b. 18th May 2003.
    • i) Shaikh Nasser bin Muhammad Al-Thani. He has issue, three sons:
      • i) Shaikh Muhammad bin Nasser Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Talal bin Nasser Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Rahman bin Nasser Al-Thani.
    • j) Shaikh Talal bin Muhammad Al-Thani. He d. 21st February 1987.
    • k) H.E. Shaikh Saud bin Muhammad Al-Thani. b. 1964. Chair National Council for Culture, Arts and Heritage 2002-2005. He had issue, one son and two daughters:
      • i) Shaikh Hamad bin Sa’ud Al-Thani.
      • i) Shaikha Sara bint Sa’ud Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikha Moza bint Sa’ud Al-Thani.
    • a) A daughter. m. Shaikh Fahad bin Jasim Al-Thani, son of her paternal uncle, Colonel H.E. Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. She had issue – see above.
    • b) Shaikha Muna bint Muhammad Al-Thani. b. 1961. m. H.E. Shaikh Muhammad bin Khalid Al-Thani, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, son of Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Thani. She d. by suicide, at London, 7th September 2003, having had issue, six sons and five daughters – see below.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Rahman bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. 1928. He d.s.p. at at Al-Kra’anp (??), 1946 (bur. there).
  • 3) H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. before 27th April 1933. m. at Doha, April 1950, a daughter of H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani, sometime Heir Apparent and Deputy Ruler. He d. at Doha, 2nd July 2001, having had issue, seven sons:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Fahad Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani. He has issue, eight sons:
      • i) Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l Rahman bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • v) Shaikh Khalid bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • vi) Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • vii) Shaikh Saud bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani.
      • viii) Shaikh Fahad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Fahad Al-Thani. b. 4th July and d. 20th July 1997.
    • c) Shaikh Hamad bin Fahad Al-Thani. He has issue, a son:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Hamad Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh Muhammad bin Fahad Al-Thani. He has issue, a son:
      • i) Shaikh Fahad bin Muhammad Al-Thani.
    • e) Shaikh Ahmad bin Fahad Al-Thani.
    • f) Shaikh Jasim bin Fahad Al-Thani.
    • g) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Fahad Al-Thani.
  • 4) H.E. Shaikh Khalifa bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. before 16th April 1934. m. 21st January 1953, a lady from Abu Dhabi. He d. 13th December 2000, having had issue, eleven sons:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He d.v.p. 1973.
    • c) Shaikh Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He d. 24th November 2006, having had issue, six sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Muhammad bin Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Talal bin Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Khalifa bin Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • vi) Shaikh Hamad bin Saud bin Khalifa Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
    • d) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, three sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Nasser bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Khalifa bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • e) Shaikh Khalid bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He d.v.p. aged seven years.
    • f) Shaikh Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Jasim bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • g) Shaikh Badr bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He had issue, three sons and a daughter:
      • i) Shaikh Ahmad bin Badr bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Khalifa bin Badr bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Khalid bin Badr bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • i) Shaikha Karima bint Badr Al-Thani. m. at Sharjah, 23rd October 2007, Shaikh Khalid bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani (d. at Sharjah, 30th May 2010, bur. Al-Jubail Cemetery, Sharjah), son of H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Muhammad Al-Thani, Dir-Gen Dept of Civil Aviation Sharjah. She had issue, a son – see above.
    • h) Shaikh Muhammad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He d. 2006, having had issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Muhammad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • i) Shaikh Faisal bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, three sons:
      • i) Shaikh Khalifa bin Faisal bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Fawwaz bin Faisal bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Fahad bin Faisal bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • j) Shaikh Misha’al bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh Khalifa bin Misha’al bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Rahman bin Misha’al bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
    • k) Shaikh Jasim bin Khalifa Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh Khalifa bin Jasim bin Khalifa Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • ii) Shaikh Hamad bin Jasim bin Khalifa Al-Thani.
  • 5) H.E. Shaikh Ghanim bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. 1937. A pioneer in the business, commercial and construction world. m. Shaikha Sheikha bint ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Jasim Al Thani, daughter of H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Jasim Al-Thani, sometime Governor of Al-Markhiya. He had issue, ten sons:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He d.v.p. 9th October 1997.
    • b) Shaikh Muhammad bin Ghanim Al-Thani (s/o Shaikha Sheikha). He had issue, five sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Muhammad bin Ghanim Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Jasim bin Muhammad bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He has issue, one son:
        • (1) Shaikh Muhammad bin Jasim Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Khalid bin Muhammad bin Ghanim Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 1983, educ. Univ of Qatar (BA, LLM). Joined Ministry of Endowments & Islamic Affairs, Chair Dept of Koranic Teaching, Librarian to Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’llah Al Thani. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
        • (1) Shaikh Muhammad bin Khalid Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
        • (1) Shaikha Aisha bint Khalid Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Ghanim Al-Thani. b. 16th February 1984, educ. Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic Univ, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, and Univ of Qatar. Joined Ministry of Endowments & Islamic Affairs. He has issue, one son:
        • (1) Shaikh Muhammad bin Ahmad Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikh Naif bin Muhammad bin Ghanim Al-Thani.
    • c) Shaikh Khalid bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He d. 1980, having had issue, one son:
      • i) Shaikh Thani bin Khalid Al-Ghanim Al-Thani. He has issue, one son:
        • (1) Shaikh Khalid bin Thani Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He has issue, one son:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
    • e) Shaikh Hamad bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He has issue, one son:
      • i) Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Ghanim Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
    • f) Shaikh Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Nasser Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
    • g) Shaikh Misha’al bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He d. young.
    • h) Shaikh Fahad bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He d. young.
    • i) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He had issue, one son:
      • i) Shaikh Ghanim bin ‘Ali Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
    • j) Shaikh Faisal bin Ghanim Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh Ghanim bin Faisal Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Hamad bin Faisal Al-Ghanim Al-Thani.
  • 6) H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 2nd May 1953 (s/o Mariam), educ. Hendon Police Coll. Joined Qatar Police. He had issue, four sons and a daughter:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Hamad Al-Thani. He has issue, four sons:
      • i) Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Sultan bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Faris bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • b) H.E. Shaikh Ahmad bin Hamad Al-Thani. Presdt Al-Ahli Sports Club.
    • c) Shaikh Muhammad bin Hamad Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh Faisal bin Hamad Al-Thani.
    • e) H.H. Shaikha Buthaina bint Hamad Al-Thani. m. at Al-Wajbah Palace, Doha, 30th March 2006, H.H. Shaikh Jasim bin Hamad Al-Thani (b. at Doha, 25th August 1978), son of H.H. Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, GCMG, by his second wife, H.H. Shaikha Mozah bint Nasser al-Misnad, daughter of Shaikh Nasser bin ‘Abdu’llah al-Misnad – see below.
  • 7) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 1957. Founder and Chair Qatar Equestrian Fed 1979-1988. He had issue, four sons:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
      • ii) Shaikh Tamim bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
    • c) Shaikh Saud bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani.
  • 8) H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 3rd May 1959. Chair Qatar Self-Defence Fed. Presdt Qatar Cycling Fed, and of Al-Sadd, Al-Ahli Sports and Renaissance Clubs. He had issue, four sons:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Khalid Al-Thani. He has issue, a son:
      • i) Shaikh Khalid bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 1st December 2006.
    • b) Shaikh Faisal bin Khalid Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 2nd May 1985.
    • c) Shaikh Talal bin Khalid Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 30th March 1993.
    • d) Shaikh Hamad bin Khalid Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 29th July 1996.
  • 9) H.E. Shaikh Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. at Geneva, Switzerland, 1966. He has issue, five sons and four daughters:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh Fahad bin Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • c) Shaikh Aasim bin Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh Ibrahim bin Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • e) Shaikh Annuman bin Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • a) Shaikha Haya bint Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikha Al Johara bint Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • c) Shaikha Aatikah bint Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikha Aasiyah bint Al-Waleed bin ‘Ali Al-Thani.
  • 1) H.E. Shaikha Mariam bint ‘Ali Al-Thani. b. 1938. m. 21st January 1953, H.E. Shaikh Jasim bin Hamad Al-Thani (b. ca. 1921; d. at Denver, Colorado, USA, July 1976), sometime Minister for Education, eldest son of Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani, Heir Apparent and Deputy Ruler, by his wife, a sister of Nasser al-Attiya. She had issue – see above.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikha …bint ‘Ali Al-Thani. m. Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Hamad Al-Thani (d. at Karachi, Pakistan, June 1948), second son of H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani, Heir Apparent and Deputy Ruler. She had issue – see above.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikha Mauza bint ‘Ali Al-Thani.
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1960 - 1972 H.H. Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Ali Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar. b. at Doha, before 4th September 1921, second son of H.H. Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Thani, Ruler of Qatar, KBE, educ. privately. Succeeded on the abdication of his father, and installed at the Rayan Palace, Doha, 24th October 1960. Promulgated the first Constitution of Qatar on 2nd April 1970 and installed the first Council of Ministers on 28th May 1970. Assumed the style and title of Amir of the State of Qatar when Qatar was granted full independence, 3rd September 1971. Deposed in favour of his cousin, 22nd February 1972. Settled in Dubai. Attended the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey in London, 1953. Rcvd: Collar of the Order of the Nile of Egypt (27.7.1961), Queen Elizabeth II Coron Medal (1953), etc. m. (first) Shaikha Hessa bint Hamad Al-Thani, daughter of Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Jasim Al-Thani. m. (second) 4th August 1950, a daughter of Falah bin Khalid. m. (third) 11th February 1953, a daughter of Shaikh Fahad bin Jasim Al-Thani. m. (fourth) at Dubai, 9th October 1957, Shaikha Mariam bint Rashid al-Maktum, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Rashid bin Sa’id al-Maktum, Shaikh of Dubai, GCMG, sometime Vice-Presdt of the UAE, by his wife, H.H. Shaikha Latifa bint Hamdan al-Nahayan, daughter of H.E. Shaikh Hamdan bin Zaid al-Nahayan, Shaikh of Abu Dhabi. He d. at London, 25th November 1977 (bur. Al-Rayyan Cemetery, Doha), having had issue, seven sons and one daughter:
  • 1) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. b. at Doha, 1945 (s/o Hessa), educ. privately. Minister for Public Health. Presdt Pelstine Red Crescent Soc. He d. at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 14th February 2008 (bur. Al-Rayyan Cemetery, Doha), having had issue, fifteen sons:
    • a) Shaikh Khalid bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, five sons:
      • i) Shaikh Ahmad bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh Faisal bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh Hamad bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikh Sultan bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • b)Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • c) Shaikh Khalifa bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • d) Shaikh Muhammad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, five sons:
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      • ii) Shaikh Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Jasim bin Muhammad bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • iv) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Muhammad bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • v) Shaikh Nasser bin Muhammad bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • e) Shaikh Talal bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, three sons:
      • i) Shaikh Hamad bin Talal bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Talal bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Jasim bin Talal bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • f) Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He d.v.p. unm. 20th September 1986.
    • g) Shaikh ‘Ali bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, three sons:
      • i) Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Ali bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • ii) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin ‘Ali bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
      • iii) Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Ali bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • h) Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, a son:
      • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • i) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l Rahman bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • j) Shaikh Fahad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • k) Shaikh Jasim bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • l) Shaikh Hasan bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • m) Shaikh Yusuf bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • n) Shaikh Bader bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • o) Shaikh ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz bin Ahmad Al-Thani. b. posthumously, 2008.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikh Nasser bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He had issue, a son and a daughter:
    • a) Shaikh Faisal bin Nasser bin Ahmad Al-Thani. Copyright©Christopher Buyers
    • a) Shaikha Noora bint Nasser Al-Thani.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin Ahmad bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
  • 4) H.E. Shaikh Saud bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He had issue, three sons:
    • a) Shaikh Ahmad bin Saud bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He d.v.p. unm. 23rd April 2000.
    • b) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Saud bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • c) Shaikh Falah bin Saud bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
  • 5) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, a son:
    • a) Shaikh Hamad bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
  • 6) H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
    • a) Shaikh Falah bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh Ahmad bin Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
  • 7) H.E. Shaikh Mansur bin Ahmad Al-Thani. He has issue, two sons:
    • a) Shaikh Ahmad bin Mansur bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
    • b) Shaikh Rashid bin Mansur bin Ahmad Al-Thani.
  • 1) A daughter. b. and d. June/July 1950.
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