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Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah (1913 – 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 24 November 1965. He died from cancer on 31 December 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 of Kuwait from 1963 to 1965. He was appointed as Crown Prince on 29 October 1962. [1 ]
Sheikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah 1937–1959:
His Excellency Sheikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah 1959–1962: His Excellency Sheikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah,
His Highness Sheikh Sabah bin Salim Al-Sabah, Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait, KCMG 1965–1977: His Highness Sheikh Sabah III bin Salim Al-Sabah,
Emir of Kuwait, KCMG [1 ]
Honours and Awards [ edit ]
Kuwait National Honours [ edit ]
Sovereign Grand Master of the Order of Mubarak the Great.
Sovereign Grand Master of the Order of Kuwait.
Sovereign Grand Master of the Order of National Defense.
Sovereign Grand Master of the Military Duty Order.
Arab and non-Arab Honours [ edit ]
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