Hamad Bin khalifa al Thani

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Birthday
1, 1952
Birthplace
Doha, Qatar
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Doha, Qatar

About

Member of the Qatari royal family who rose to power through a coup d'etat in 1995. He served as Emir of Quatar until 2013, at which point he handed rule over to his son, Tamim. During his reign, Quatar became the richest country in the world per capita.

Before Fame

He attended the British Royal Military Academy and gradually rose through the ranks until he was named Minister of Defense in 1977.

Trivia

He founded the influential media corporation Al Jazeera.

Family Life

He has three wives: Mariam bint Muhammad, Mozah bint Nasser, and Noora bint Khalid. He has 24 children between them.

Associated With

He offered Malcolm Glazer, owner of the soccer club Manchester United, £1.65 billion in a bid for the team in February 2011.