KUWAIT

Al-Sabah Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1977 - 2006 H.H. Shaikh Jabir III bin Ahmad Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, GCB (c 23.5.1995), GCMG (12.2.1979). b. at Kuwait City, 29th June 1926, son of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad I bin Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, KCSI, KCIE, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Bazba bint Salim Al-Sabah [Bibi Mariam], daughter of H.E. Shaikh Salim I bin Mubarak Al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, CSI, educ. Al-Mubarakiya, Al-Ahmadiya, and Al-Sharqiya Schs, Kuwait City. Chief of Public Security at Ahmadi City 1949-1959, Mbr Supreme Council 1955-1977, Presdt Finance and Government Lands Dept 1959-1961 (conc responsible for the Office of Oil Affairs and Housing), Minister for Finance 1961-1965, Minister for the Economy 1961-1963, Industry 1963-1965, and Trade 1965, Deputy Prime Minister and Vice-Presdt Council of Ministers 1963-1965, Prime Minister & Presdt Council of Ministers 1965-1977. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Crown Prince and the style of His Highness, 31st May 1966. Succeeded on the death of his cousin and maternal uncle as Amir of the State of Kuwait, 31st December 1977. Went into exile in Taif, Saudi Arabia when Iraq invaded and occupied Kuwait 2nd August 1990. Returned from exile and resumed direct control of affairs from his military governor 14th March 1991. Presdt Kuwait Monetary Council 1961-1965. Chair Kuwait Development Fund 1961-1977. Patron Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science, Kuwait Scientific Center, National Council for Culture, Arts & Letters, National Museum of Kuwait, and the Museum of Modern Art. Rcvd: the Collars of the Orders of Badr of Saudi Arabia, Nile of Egypt, Husain ibn ‘Ali of the Jordan, Independence of Tunisia, Independence of the State of Qatar, Star of Rumania (25.10.1999), Chrysanthemum of Japan (1995), and Muhammadiya of Morocco (22.10.2002), GC of the Orders of the Grand Star of Yugoslavia (3.2.1979), the Legion of Honour of France (26.9.1989), Cedars of the Lebanon, the Civil Order of Oman 1st class, Honour of the Sudan 1st class, Nishan-i-Pakistan, the Star of the Republic of Indonesia 1st class or Anapurna, the Grand Order of Mugunghwa of Korea, etc. m. (first) (div.) Latifa al Bartak. m. (second) H.H. Shaikha Sharifa bint Hamad Al-Sabah (b. 1932; d. 23rd June 2014, aged 84 years), daughter of Shaikh Hamad bin Mubarak Al-Sabah. m. (third) Munira bint Mishan al-Barazi, daughter of Mishan al-Barazi. m. (fourth) Nura bint ‘Abdu’llah Al-Homaidi, daughter of ‘Abdu’llah Al-Homaidi Al-Waqait, of the Mutair tribe. m. (fifth) Delal bint Nasir Al-Barrak, daughter of Nasir Al-Barrak of the Hawamil section of the Mutair tribe. m. (sixth) 1965, Sumaya bint Majid Al-Raja‘an, daughter of Majid Al-Raja’an. m. (seventh) 1975, Adhiba, daughter of Muhammad Al-Hijazi, of the Daiyahin section of the Mutair tribe. m. (eigth) Shaikha Qa’ad bint Thuwairan (m. second, Sultan Al-Duwish, of the Mutair tribe). m. (ninth) Sara, daughter of Badr bin Sharar Al-Maimun, of the Mutair tribe. m. (tenth) Fadhiba Aero. m. (eleventh) Nadia Abu Shaiba. m. (twelfth) Badia bint Surur Al-Gia’an, daughter of Surur bin Nasir Al-Gia’an, and sister of Subha and Baiya, wives of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad I bin Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, KCSI, KCIE. m. (thirteenth) Munira bint Said al-Lafi, daughter of Said Al-Lafi of the Mutair tribe. m. (fourteenth) Sultan Al Jazi Al-Hathleen. m. (fifteenth) Khizna Al-Jeda‘an. m. (sixteenth) Shaikha Al-Sur, of the Bra‘asa section of the Mutair tribe. m. (seventeenth) Hussa, daughter of Faihan Muta‘ib. m. (eighteenth) Nura bint Salim Subaie, from Saudi Arabia. He d. from cerebral hemorrhage, at the Dasman Palace, Kuwait City, 15th January 2006 (bur. there at Al Sulaibikhat Cemetery), having had issue, twenty-two sons and twenty-nine daughters:
  • 1) H.E. Shaikh Mubarak bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. 1945 (s/o Sharifa). Dir Press and Culture Dept MFA. Chair Kuwaiti-French Bank, Paris. m. ‘Alia bint ‘Abdu’llah [Shaikha Paula Mubarak Al-Sabah], née Paula, daughter of Leonard Nugent, an American national. He has issue, one son and four daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Hamad bin Mubarak bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
    • a) Shaikha Yasmin binti Mubarak bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikha Bibi binti Mubarak bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. 1977.
    • c) Shaikha Lulwa binti Mubarak bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah [Lulu]. b. 1978, educ. Boston, Massachusetts, USA, and Paris, France, and at Birkbeck Coll, London (MA 2005). Assist to the Features Editor at “International Herald Tribune” in Paris 2002-2004, writer with “Eastern Art Report” and “Canvas” 2005-2006, Consultant for Christie’s International 2006-2007, Dir (Middle East) Phillips de Pury & Co 2007-2009, Partner JAMM Art & Beyond since 2009. m. 2008, Ahmad. She has issue, a daughter.
    • d) Shaikha Mariam binti Mubarak bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikh Dr Salim bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait, 12th December 1947 (s/o Sharifa), educ. Lycée Jaccard, Lausanne and Neuchatel Univ, Switzerland, and Univ of the Sorbonne, Paris, France. Entered MFA, First Sec Paris 1974-1976, study leave for PhD 1976-1979, Sec-Gen Cttee for Co-op Between Guslf States and GCC, Consul-Gen and Permanent Representative to UN Geneva 1986, Ambassador to Spain. Author: Les Emirats du Golfe (1980). m. 1980, Shaikha Shekha bint ‘Abdu’llah Al-Sabah (b. at Kuwait City, 1st February 1952), daughter of Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Sabah. He has issue, four sons and one daughter:
    • a) Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Salim bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait, March 1983.
    • b) Shaikh Fahad bin Salim bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait, 26th June 1984.
    • c) Shaikh Sabah bin Salim bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikh ‘Ali bin Salim bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • a) Shaikha Bibi binti Salim bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait, October 1981.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikh Hamud bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. He d. young.
  • 4) H.E. Shaikh Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. Head of Companies Dept of the Ministry of Commerce 1984. m. Najat, daughter of ‘Abdu’l-Aziz Al-Sammaka. He has issue, three sons and three daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Jabir bin Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. He has issue, a daughter:
      • i) Shaikha Al-Lulu bint Jabir bin Bandar Al-Sabah. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
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    • b) Shaikh Sabah bin Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. 1980.
    • c) Shaikh Ahmad bin Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • a) Shaikha Bibi binti Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikha Lulwa binti Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • c) Shaikha Al-Bandari binti Bandar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 4) H.E. Shaikh ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Dlayil). Served in Ministry of Interior, Governor of Kuwait City. m. (first) Shaikha Afdhal bint Duaij Al-Sabah, daughter of H.E. Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al-Sabah, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Nashmia bint Ahmad Al-Sabah, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad I bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, KCSI, KCIE. m. (second) ... He has issue, four sons and five daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Faisal bin ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • c) Shaikh Jabir bin ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikh Sabah bin ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • a) Shaikha Alia’a binti ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. m. 2009, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, son of Shaikh Ahmad bin Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, by his wife, Shaikha Widad bint Mubarak Al-Sabah, daughter of H.E. Shaikh Mubarak bin Hamad Al-Sabah, sometime Minister for Religious Endowments. She has issue, two sons and two daughters - see below.
    • b) Shaikha Menwa binti ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • c) Shaikha Bibi binti ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikha Gharam binti ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • e) Shaikha Mashaikh binti ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 5) H.E. Shaikh Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o the sister of Subha). Presdt Al-Arabi Club. m. (first) Shaikha Nadia bint Salim Al-Sabah, daughter of Shaikh Salim bin ‘Ali Al-Sabah. m. (second) ... He has issue, eight sons and five daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Rakan bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikh Rashah bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (twin with Reema).
    • c) Shaikh Athbi bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikh Muhammad bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • e) Shaikh Ahmad bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • f) Shaikh Fahad bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
    • g) Shaikh Jabir bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • h) Shaikh Sabah bin Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • a) Shaikha Reem bint Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (twin with Rashah).
    • b) Shaikha Bashayer bint Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • c) Shaikha Danah bint Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikha Nouf bint Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • e) Shaikha Muna bint Naif bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 6) H.E. Shaikh Ahmad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. 1951 (s/o Nura), educ. Cairo, Egypt.
  • 7) H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. January 1960 (d/o Munira), educ. Kuwait Univ. Served in Ministry of Finance. m. Shaikha Marahab bint Saud Al-Sabah, daughter of H.E. Shaikh Saud bin Nasir Al-Saud 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. He has issue, four sons and two daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Jabir bin Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah, educ. American Sch, Kuwait City.
    • b) Shaikh Mubarak bin Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • c) Shaikh Nasir bin Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • d) Shaikh Ahmad bin Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • a) Shaikha Munira bint Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikha Nouriya bint Fahad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 8) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Wasmiya). He has issue, a son and a daughter:
    • a) Shaikh Salim bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikha Hussa bint ‘Abdu’llah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 9) H.E. Shaikh Muta’ib bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Badia).
  • 10) H.E. Shaikh Faisal bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Wasmiya).
  • 11) H.E. Shaikh Thamir bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Badia). He has issue, one son and two daughters:
    • a) Shaikh Jabir bin Thamir bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • a) Shaikha Badria bint Thamir bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikha Nouriya bint Thamir bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 12) H.E. Shaikh Muhammad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Wasmiya). Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 13) H.E. Shaikh Hamud bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Adhiba).
  • 14) H.E. Shaikh Sabah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Wasmiya). He has issue, two sons:
    • a) Shaikh Mubarak bin Sabah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
    • b) Shaikh Jabir bin Sabah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 15) H.E. Shaikh Jarah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (s/o Wasmiya). He has issue, a son:
    • a) Shaikh Jabir bin Jarah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 16) H.E. Shaikh Mish’al bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 17) H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait, 1984 (s/o Wasmiya).
  • 18) H.E. Shaikh Majid bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 19) H.E. Shaikh Nasir bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 20) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’l Aziz bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 21) H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 22) H.E. Shaikh Khalifa bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 1) H.E. Shaikha Lulwa bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Sharifa). m. Shaikh Khalifa bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Khalifa Al-Sabah (b. 1943), son of Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Sabah. She has issue, one son – see above.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikha Anwar bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Munira), educ. Kuwait Univ (BSc 1982). Engineer. m. H.E. Shaikh ‘Ali bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (b. January 1948), company director, son of H.E. Shaikh Jabir bin ‘Ali Al-Sabah by his wife, Shaikha Sabika bin Duaij Al-Sabah. She has issue, two sons and two daughters – see above.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikha Afrah bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Munira). m. H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin Khalid Al-Sabah, son of H.E. Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Sabah, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Mouza bint Ahmad Al-Sabah, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad bin Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and its dependencies, KCSI, KCIE. She has issue, one son and three daughters – see above.
  • 4) H.E. Shaikha ‘Alia bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Qa’ad). m. Major-General H.E. Shaikh Ahmad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Khalifa Al-Sabah, Assist Under-Secretary in the Ministry of the Interior, son of Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Khalifa Al-Sabah.
  • 5) H.E. Shaikha Awrad bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Munira), educ. Cairo Univ, Egypt. m. H.E. Shaikh ‘Ali bin Yusuf Al-Sabah, son of Shaikh Yusuf bin Saud Al-Sabah – see above.
  • 6) H.E. Shaikha Amar bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Munira). m. at Kuwait City, June 1985, as his first wife (div.), H.E. Shaikh Basil bin Salim bin Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah (b. at Kuwait City, 15th August 1958; d. from gunshot wounds inflicted by his maternal uncle, at the Medical College Hospital, Kuwait City, 17th June 2010), eldest son of H.E. Shaikh Salim bin Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, sometime Second Deputy Prime Minister, by his wife, Shaikha Badria bint ‘Abdu’llah Al-Sabah, daughter of H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, CIE, sometime Presdt Education & Courts Dept. She had issue – see above.
  • 7) H.E. Shaikha Shekha bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Delal). m. H.E. Shaikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah, son of Major-General H.E. Shaikh Salim bin Hamud Al-Sabah, by his wife, Shamma, née Al-Mutairi. She has issue, three sons – see above.
  • 8) H.E. Shaikha Rym bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Munira). Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 9) H.E. Shaikha Azza bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Khizna). m. H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Yusuf Al-Sabah, son of Shaikh Yusuf bin Saud Al-Sabah – see above.
  • 10) H.E. Shaikha Shahad bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Delal).
  • 11) H.E. Shaikha Khairuwan bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Munira).
  • 12) H.E. Shaikha Marhab bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Delal).
  • 13) H.E. Shaikha Raba’a bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Delal).
  • 14) H.E. Shaikha Fadha bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1971 (d/oWasmiya). She d. 14th January 2021.
  • 15) H.E. Shaikha Hanoufa bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (full sister of Muta’ib and Thamir).
  • 16) H.E. Shaikha Al-Bibi bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 9th December 1975 (d/o Adhiba).
  • 17) H.E. Shaikha Jarah bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 18) H.E. Shaikha Wahash bint Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah (d/o Adhiba). b. October 1977.
  • 19) H.E. Shaikha Wasil bin Jabir Al-‘Ali l-Sabah (d/o Adhiba).
  • 20) H.E. Shaikha Mariam bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 21) H.E. Shaikha Badria bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 22) H.E. Shaikha Nouriya bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 23) H.E. Shaikha Mishari bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 24) H.E. Shaikha Al-Anod bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 25) H.E. Shaikha Anaz bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 26) H.E. Shaikha Antasar bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 27) H.E. Shaikha Nura bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 28) H.E. Shaikha Munira bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
  • 29) H.E. Shaikha Hawazin bin Jabir Al-Ahmad-Sabah.
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2006 H.H. Shaikh Sa’ad bin ‘Abdu’llah Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, KCMG (12.2.1979). b. 1929, son of H.H. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Salim Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, GCMG, CIE, KStJ, by Jamila, an African lady, educ. Al Mubarakiya Sch, Kuwait City, and Metropolitan Police Coll, Hendon, Middlesex. Joined Kuwait Police 1945, Deputy Chief of Kuwait City Police 1954-1959, Mbr Supreme Council 1955-1961, Presdt Police and Public Security Dept 1961-1962 (Deputy Dir 1959-1961), Minister for the Interior 1962-1978, and Defence 1965-1978, Prime Minister & Presdt Council of Ministers 1978-1991 and 1992-2003, Military Governor of Kuwait February to 14th March 1991, Presdt Supreme Defence Council, the Supreme Petroleum Council, the Civil Service Commission and the Higher Council of Housing. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Crown Prince and the style of His Highness, 31st January 1978. Succeeded on the death of his cousin as Amir of the State of Kuwait, 15th January 2006. Forced into abdicating on the grounds of ill health, 24th January 2006. Thereafter styled as His Highness the Amir Father. m. 1948, H.H. Shaikha Latifa bint Fahad Al-Sabah, Chair Union of Kuwaiti Women’s Socs, Kuwaiti Women’s Volunteer Soc for Community Services, International Marine & Petroleum Co, etc., daughter of his uncle, H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Salim Al-Sabah, sometime Minister for Finance, by his wife, Fatima Gargaj. He d. at Kuwait City, 13th May 2008, having had issue, one son and five daughters:
  • 1) H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. b. 11th November 1960, educ. Kuwait Univ. m. 1987, Mana’al bint Muhammad Al-Wazzan, daughter of Muhammad bin ‘Abdu’l-Aziz Al-Wazzan. He has issue, five sons and one daughter:
  • a) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. Adviser in the Amiri Diwan (with personal rank of Minister).
  • b) Shaikh Khalid bin Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
  • c) Shaikh Jabir bin Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
  • d) Shaikh Sa’ad bin Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
  • e) Shaikh Muhammad bin Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
  • a) Shaikha Khadija bint Fahad bin Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah.
  • 1) H.E. Shaikha Mariam bint Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. b. January 1949. She d. 1994. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 2) H.E. Shaikha Hussa bint Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. b. 4th August 1950, educ. American Univ of Beirut (BA), Lebanon, and Georgetown Univ, Virginia, USA. Vice-Presdt Cttee for Women’s Affairs, Chair of the Council for Arab Businesswomen. m. January 1981 (div.) H.E. Shaikh Badr bin Nasir Al-Sabah (b. 12th December 1951), son of Shaikh Nasir bin Hamud Al-Sabah, by his wife, Shaikha Nasima bint 'Abdu’llah Al-Sabah, daughter of Shaikh 'Abdu’llah bin Ahmad I Al-Sabah - see above.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikha Jamayal bint Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. b. 12th May 1952, educ. American Univ of Beirut, Lebanon. m. (first) 1972, ‘Abdu’l-Halim Chamma (b. 1953; d. 1997). m. (second) H.H. Shahzada Masud Mirza [Massoud Dadsedan], of the Qajar dynasty of Persia. She had issue, by her first husband.
  • 4) H.E. Shaikha Shekha bint Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. b. 7th July 1954. Dir Marketing Dept of the Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC), Hon Chair Special Olympics Kuwait 2003, Mbr Kuwait Equestrian Team 1986, Mbr Brd of Kuwait Oil Co (KOC). She d. 2nd February 2003.
  • 5) H.E. Shaikha Fadia bint Sa’ad Al-‘Abdu’llah Al-Salim Al-Sabah. b. 16th August 1959. Gen Co-ordinator Women’s Affairs Cttee m. (first) at Kuwait City, 1984 (div.), H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Salim Al-Sabah, son of H.E. Shaikh Salim bin Sabah Al-Sabah, sometime Governor of Kuwait City, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Badria bint Sabah Al-Sabah, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Sabah III bin Salim Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, KCMG. m. (second) Shaikh Salman bin Sabah Al-Salim Al-Hamud Al-Sabah (b. October 1960), son of Shaikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Hamud Al-Sabah, by his wife, Nabeela, a lady from the Al-Kaki family of the Lebanon. She has issue, one son and three daughters by her second husband - see above.
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2006 H.H. Shaikh Sabah IV bin Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, GCB (c 27.11.2012). b. at Kuwait, 16th June 1929, son of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad I bin Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, KCSI, KCIE, by his wife, Munira Al-Ayyar of Jahra, educ. Al Mubarakiya Sch, Kuwait City. Mbr Kuwait Municipal Council Central Cttee 1954-1955, Chair Building and Construction Council 1955-1956, Mbr Supreme Council 1956-1962, Head of the Press & Publications Dept 1956-1959, Presdt Printing, Publishing & Social Affairs Dept 1959-1961, Minister for Public Information, Guidance & Social Affairs 1962-1963, Foreign Affairs 1963-1991, and Information 1982-1985 (actg 1971-1975), actg Minister for Finance & Oil 1965-1967 and the Interior 1978, Deputy Prime Minister 1978-1991 & 1992-1998, First Deputy Prime Minister 1992-2003, Prime Minister & Presdt Council of Ministers 2003-2005. Appointed as interim ruler by Parliament, following the abdication of his second cousin, 24th January 2006. Hon Presdt Soc of Kuwaiti Teachers 1953, and the Cmsn for Gulf Aid for South Arabia 1963. Chair History Cttee 1959, Supreme Council of the Environment Public Authority (EPA). Mbr Building & Construction Council, Organizational Cttee of the Supreme Planning Council 1996-2006, Joint Ministerial Ctte for Priorities of the Council of Ministers 1996-2006, etc. Hon Trustee Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, USA). Hon LLD George Washington Univ (USA) 2005. Rcvd: the Collars of the Orders of King ‘Abduíl Aziz of Saudi Arabia (11.3.2006, GC 1st class 2.7.2000), Independence of the State of Qatar (12.3.2006), Civil Merit of Spain (23.5.2008), the Sa’idi Order of the State of Oman (20.2.2017) and Honourable Order of Oman (28.12.2009), Hussein ibn ‘Ali of the Jordan (17.5.2010), National Merit of the Lebanon (18.5.2010), San Martin of Argentina (16.1.2011), and Lakandula of the Philippines (23.3.2012), GC of the Orders of Merit of Syria (16.5.2001), Shaikh Zayed the Great of the UAE (13.3.2006), Legion of Honour of France (1.12.2006), Merit of the Lebanon (exceptional class) (20.1.2009), Merit of the Republic of Italy (26.4.2010), Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (27.4.2010), Chrysanthemum of Japan (20.3.2012), the Grand Order of Mugunghwa of Korea (25.3.2007), Royal Family Order of the Crown of Brunei (DKMB) (13.4.2009), Orders of Merit 1st class of Colombia (10.7.2002), Merit 1st class of the Ukraine (24.6.2009), the Order of George Kastrioti Skandberg of Albania (27.5.2012), etc. m. Shaikha Fatuwah bint Salman Al-Sabah (d. 1990), daughter of Shaikh Salman bin Hamud Al-Sabah, by his wife, Shaikha Hussa bint Mubarak Al-Sabah, daughter of H.E. Shaikh Mubarak I bin Sabah Al-Sabah, the Great, Shaikh of Kuwait and dependencies, KCSI, KCIE. He had issue, three sons and one daughter:
  • 1) H.E. Shaikh Nasir bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 27th April 1948, educ. St. George’s Sch, Jerusalem. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs 1990-1991, Special Adviser to the Crown Prince and Prime Minister 1999-2006, and Minister of the Amiri Diwan since 2006. Proprietor of “Alzaman” magazine. Co-founder Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamya Museum 1983 (looted by Sadam in 1991). Presdt Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiah Cultural Fndn. Hon Presdt Kuwait Assoc for Formative Arts. Chair United Fisheries Co, Al-Futooh Holding Co, and Kuwait Enterprises Holding Co. Dir Gulf International, Lonrho, etc. Hon Mbr Metropolitan Museum Brd of Trustees (New York). Mbr Kuwait Red Crescent Governing Body, Kuwaiti Assoc for the Protection of Public Funds, Kuwait Equestrian Club, etc. m. 1969, H.E. Shaikha Hussa bint Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Co-founder Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamya Museum 1983, Dir Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiah Cultural Fndn, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Sabah III bin Salim Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait, KCMG, by his wife, H.E. Shaikha Nuria bint Ahmad Al-Sabah, daughter of H.H. Shaikh Ahmad I bin Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah, Shaikh of Kuwait, KCSI, KCIE. He has issue, three sons and three daughters:
    • a) H.E. Shaikh ‘Abdu’llah bin Nasir bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1976. Dir Kuwait Investment Projects Co (KIPCO), United Gulf Bank (BSC) EC, etc. He has issue, a son:
      • i) Shaikh Nasir bin ‘Abdu’llah bin Nasir Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah.
    • b) H.E. Shaikh Sabah bin Nasir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1979. Dir Kuwait Investment Projects Co (KIPCO), etc.
    • c) H.E. Shaikh Fahad bin Nasir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
    • a) H.E. Shaikha Dana bint Nasir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, January 1971. Chair American Univ of Kuwait (AUK) Brd of Trustees since 2003. Chair United Education Co. Vice-Chair Kuwait Computer Co. General Mngr Al-Futooh Investment Co WI L. Dir KIPCO Asset Management Co.
    • b) H.E. Shaikha Futawah bint Nasir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah.
    • c) H.E. Shaikha Bibi bint Nasir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. b. 1978. Dir Al-Futooh Investment Co WI L.
  • 2) H.E. Shaikh Hamad bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah. MD Al-Futooh Investment Co WI L. Chair Kuwait Investment Projects Co (KIPCO), Kuwait Furniture Manufturing Co, and Kafuma Co. Vice-Chair United Gulf Bank (BSC) EC, Dir National Mobile Telecommunications Co KSC (Wataniya), etc. He has issue, one son and three daughters:
    • a) H.E. Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad bin Hamad bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah.
    • a) H.E. Shaikha Salwa al-Sabah bint Hamad bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah.
    • b) H.E. Shaikha Aisha al-Salman bint Hamad bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah.
    • c) H.E. Shaikha Fawzia bint Hamad bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-‘Ali Al-Sabah.
  • 3) H.E. Shaikh Ahmad bin Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah. He was k. in a motor crash, 1969.
  • 1) H.E. Shaikha Salwa bint Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah. b. at Kuwait City, 1951. m. (div.) Shaikh Fahd bin Duaij Al-Sabah, third son of H.E. Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al-Sabah, by his third wife, Munira, daughter of Hilal as-Mutairi. She d. from breast cancer, at London, 23rd June 2002, having had issue, two sons and two daughters – see above.
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