Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah

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Sabah Salem Al-Sabah
Reign 24 November 1965 – 31 December 1977
Predecessor Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
Successor Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah
Born 1913
Died 31 December 1977(1977-12-31)

Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, KCMG (1913 – December 31, 1977) (Arabic: صباح السالم الصباح‎) was the 2nd Emir of Kuwait from 1965 to 1977, and youngest son of Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah succeeded his half-brother Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah upon his death on November 24, 1965. He died from cancer on December 31, 1977. Prior to his ascension, he served as the president of the police department from 1953 to 1959, President of the public health department from 1959 to 1961, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1962 to 1963, and Prime Minister from 1963 to 1965. He was appointed as Crown Prince on October 29, 1962.[1]

Titles[edit]

  • 1913–1937: Sheikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah
  • 1937–1959: His Excellency Sheikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah
  • 1959–1962: His Excellency Sheikh Sir Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah, KCMG
  • 1962–1965: His Highness Sheikh Sir Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah, Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait, KCMG
  • 1965–1977: His Highness Sheikh Sir Sabah III bin Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, KCMG

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Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
Born: 1913 Died: 31 December 1977
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah
Emir of Kuwait
1965–1977
Succeeded by
Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah