Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum holding his horse, 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Saeed Al Maktoum is a United Arab Emirati politician and royalty of Dubai.

Sheikh Mohammed was the first cousin of the current ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the head of the Dubai Land Department, the land registrar of the Emirate of Dubai.

He was appointed in 1971 (the establishment of UAE) by his first cousin, Emir (ruler) of Dubai, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Emir Maktoum himself was the first chairman since 1960.[1]

The Sheikh owns thoroughbred racehorses, including the 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy.[2]

Dubai princely family
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HH The Emir Sheikh
HH Sheikha Hind

  • HH Sheikha Manal
  • HH Sheikha Maitha
  • HH Sheikh Majed
  • HH Sheikh Mansour
  • HH Sheikha Latifa 1st
  • HH Sheikha Maryam 1st
  • HH Sheikha Shamsa
  • HH Sheikh Marwan
  • HH Sheikha Mahra

HRH Princess Haya of Jordan

HH Sheikh Maktoum

HH Sheikh Hamdan

  • HH Sheikh Rashid
  • HH Sheikh Saeed
  • HH Sheikh Maktoum

HH Sheikh Ahmed

HH Sheikh Mohammed


  1. ^ "About Dubai Land Department". Dubai Land Department. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  2. ^ "Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum", National Thoroughbred Racing Association. Retrieved Feb 2, 2010.