Line of succession to the Bahraini throne

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Succession to the Bahraini throne is determined by primogeniture amongst the male descendants of Sheikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa (1848 – 1932). However, the ruling King of Bahrain has the right to appoint any of his other sons as his successor if he wishes to. The current ruler of Bahrain is King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah.

Line of succession:

  1. Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (born 1969) - the eldest son of Hamad
  2. Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa (born 1991) - eldest son of Salman
  3. Mohammed bin Salman Al Khalifa (born 1993) - youngest son of Salman
  4. Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa (born 1975) - 2nd son of Hamad
  5. Isa bin Abdullah Al Khalifa (born 1999) - eldest son of Abdullah bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the 2nd son of Hamad
  6. Sulman bin Abdullah Al Khalifa (born 2003) - youngest son of Abdullah
  7. Khalifa bin Hamad Al Khalifa (born 1977) - 3rd son of Hamad
  8. Mohahmmed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa (born 2006) - eldest son of Khalifa
  9. Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa (born 2010) - youngest son of Khalifa
  10. Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (born 1987) - 4th son of Hamad
  11. Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa (born 1989) - 5th son of Hamad
  12. Sultan bin Hamad Al Khalifa - 7th and youngest son of Hamad
  13. Turki bin Rashid Al Khalifa - eldest son of Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa, a former younger brother of Hamad
  14. Muhammad bin Rashid Al Khalifa - 2nd son of Rashid
  15. Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa - son of Rashid
  16. Abdulla bin Rashid Al Khalifa - son of Rashid
  17. Nawaf bin Rashid Al Khalifa - son of Rashid
  18. Salman bin Rashid Al Khalifa - son of Rashid
  19. Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa - son of Rashid
  20. Ebrahim bin Rashid Al Khalifa - son of Rashid
  21. Mohammad bin Isa Al Khalifa - a younger brother of Hamad
  22. Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa - a younger brother of Hamad
  23. Ali bin Isa al-Khalifa - a younger brother of Hamad
  24. Khalifah bin Sulman Al Khalifah (born 1935) - an uncle of Hamad
  25. Sheikh Ali bin Khalifah Al Khalifa - eldest son of Khalifah bin Sulman Al Khalifah
  26. Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa - eldest son of Ali bin Khalifah Al Khalifa
  27. Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa - youngest son of Ali
  28. Sheikh Salman bin Khalifah Al Khalifa - youngest son of Khalifah
  29. Ahmad bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 1st son of Mohammad bin Salman al-Khalifa, a former uncle of Hamad
  30. Hamad bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 2nd son of Mohammad
  31. Khalid bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 3rd son of Mohammad
  32. Khalifa bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 4th son of Mohammad
  33. Abdullah bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 6th son of Mohammad
  34. Sultan bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 7th son of Mohammad
  35. Hashim bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 8th son of Mohammad
  36. Nadir bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 9th son of Mohammad
  37. Ali bin Mohammad Al Khalifa - 10th son of Mohammad
  38. Isa bin Mohammad Al Khalifa[citation needed]

After Isa bin Muhammad Al Khalifa come firstly the descendants of Hakim Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, and then last in line the descendants of Hakim Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa.

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