Politician who took office in 2009 as Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. He had previously served as the country's Minister of Presidential Affairs.
He studied International Affairs at the United Arab Emirates University, graduating in 1993.
His investment company, Abu Dhabi United Group, bought the Manchester City Football Club in 2008.
Between 1995 and 2014, he fathered five children by two wives. His father, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, served for more than three decades as the first President of the United Arab Emirates.
His contemporary and fellow United Arab Emirates native, Adnan Al Talyani, played for a Middle Eastern soccer (football) club.