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Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Reigning Rulers:

Ruler of Abu Dhabi: HH Sheikh KHALIFA BIN ZAYED AN-NAHYAN
b. 25 January 1948; succeeded to the throne 2 November 2004.

Ruler of Dubai: HH Sheikh MUHAMMAD BIN RASHID AL-MAKTOUM
b. 15 July 1949; succeeded to the throne 4 January 2006; married 2nd 10 April 2004, HRH Princess Haya bint al-Hussein of Jordan.

Ruler of Sharjah: HH Sheikh SULTAN BIN MUHAMMAD AL-QASIMI
b. 6 July 1939; succeeded to the throne 25 January 1972.

Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah: HH Sheikh SAUD IBN SAQR AL-QASIMI
b. 10 February 1956; succeeded to the throne 27 October 2010.

Ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain: HH Sheikh SAUD BIN RASHID AL-MU'ALLA
b. 1 October 1952; succeeded to the throne 2 January 2009.

Ruler of Ajman: HH Sheikh HUMAID BIN RASHID AN-NUAIMI
b. 1931; succeeded to the throne 6 September 1981.

Ruler of Fujairah: HH Sheikh HAMAD BIN MUHAMMAD ASH-SHARQI
b. 25 May 1948; succeeded to the throne 18 September 1974.



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