Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi III

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Sheikh Humaid IV
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Al Nuami (far right)
Emir of Ajman
Reign6 September 1981 – present
PredecessorSheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi III
Heir apparentSheikh Ammar bin Humaid
Born1931 (age 87–88)
Ajman, Trucial States
(now United Arab Emirates)
IssueSheikh Ammar bin Humaid, Hereditary Sheikh of Ajman
Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid
Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid
Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid
Sheikha Aisha bint Humaid
Sheikha Fatima bint Humaid
Full name
Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi
Arabic: الشيخ حميد بن راشد النعيمي
HouseAl Nuaimi
FatherSheikh Rashid bin Humaid III, Emir of Ajman
ReligionIslam

Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi III (Arabic: حميد بن راشد النعيمي‎; born 1931) is the ruler of the emirate of Ajman and a member of the UAE Supreme Council of the Union. He is the 10th ruler of Ajman. Humaid bin Rashid succeeded his late father Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi III on September 6, 1981. He previously served as deputy ruler since 1960. Under his reign, the state has seen rapid changes from a small fishing town at the time of independence to a modern emirate.

Early life and family[edit]

He received his early education in Dubai in the 1940s and 1950s and later went to Cairo for further studies. In the early 1970s he became active in the affairs of state, as Ajman joined the United Arab Emirates in December 1971 and he was required to act as the deputy ruler. He belongs to the Al Na'im tribe.

His sister was the late Sheikha Fatima bint Rashid Al Nuaimi, who died on 14 December 2014.[1] Her only son is the current ruler of Fujairah, Sheikh Hamad Al Sharqi.

His children include:

  • Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince and President of the Executive Board.
  • Sheikh Ahmed bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Economic Department.
  • Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Information.
  • Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ajman Municipality and Planning and Chief of Ajman Club, head of R Holding. the owner of City University College of Ajman
  • Sheikha Aisha bint Humaid Al Nuaimi
  • Sheikha Fatima bint Humaid Al Nuaimi

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ajman Ruler's sister Shaikha Fatima dies". Gulf News. 2014-12-14. Retrieved 2014-12-28.