World Who's Who Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group

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.


Reigning King:

b. 28 January 1950; succeeded 6 March 1999 as Ruler of Bahrain on the death of his father, Sheikh Isa bin Sulman al-Khalifa; acceded as Amir 6 March 1999; proclaimed King 14 February 2002; married 9 October 1968, Shaikha Sabeeka bint Ibrahim al-Khalifa; three sons, one daughter; four sons, four daughters with his three other wives.

Crown Prince:

HRH Sheikh Salman bin Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, b. 21 October 1969; married Hala bint D'aij al-Khalifa; two sons, two daughters.

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