Faisal bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

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Faisal bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Born 12 February 1991
Riffa, Bahrain
Died 12 January 2006(2006-01-12) (aged 14)
Safriya, Bahrain
Burial Al Rifa'a Cemetery
House Al Khalifa
Father Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Mother a daughter of Faisal bin Muhammad Al Marri
Religion Islam

Sheikh Faisal bin Hamad Al Khalifa (12 February 1991 - 12 January 2006) (Arabic: فيصل بن حمد آل خليفة‎‎) was a member of the Bahrain's ruling family, House of Khalifa.

Early life and activities[edit]

Sheikh Faisal was born in at Al Sakhir Palace, East Riffa on 12 February 1991.[1] He was the sixth son of King Hamad who has seven sons.[2][3] Amongst his other titles, he was the honorary president of the Bahrain disabled sports federation.[2] He was among those who organized the World Junior Endurance Championship in Bahrain in December 2005.[3]

His mother is a daughter of Sheikh Faisal bin Muhammad bin Shuraim Al Marri.

Death[edit]

Sheikh Faisal was killed in a car crash on 12 January 2006.[2] He was 14.[3] The accident occurred near Safriya, 20 km south of Manama,[3] when he collided with a bus at high speed, left the road, and impacted the base of an advertising sign displaying his father's picture. It was revealed that it was actually the prince who was driving at the time. Sheikh Faisal was buried early the next day at Al Rifa'a Cemetery.[1]

Titles and styles[edit]

Styles of
Sheikh Faisal
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Reference style His Highness
Spoken style Your Highness
Alternative style Sheikh
  • 12 February 1992 - 14 February 2002: His Excellency Sheikh Faisal bin Hamad Al Khalifa
  • 14 February 2002 - 12 January 2006: His Highness Sheikh Faisal bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Al Khalifa Family". Royal Ark. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bahraini King's Son Dies in Car Accident". Arab News. 13 January 2006. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d Habib Toumi (13 January 2006). "Bahrain King's son Faisal killed in car accident". Gulf News. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 

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