Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi

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Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi
Sheikh of Fujairah and member of the supreme
Born (1949-02-22) 22 February 1949 (age 68)
Fujairah, UAE
Spouse Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Thani bin Saeed Al Maktoum (m. 1984)
Issue Sheikha Sarra
HH Sheikh Mohammed
Sheikh Rashid
Sheikha Shamsa
Sheikha Madiya
Sheikh Maktoum
Full name
Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed bin Hamad bin Abdulla Al Sharqi
House Al Sharqi
Father Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi
Mother Sheikha Fatima bint Rashid Al Nuaimi
Religion Islam

Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi (born 22 February 1949)[1] is the current ruler of the Emirate of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).[2] He took over after the death of his father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, in 1974. His mother, the late Sheikha Fatima bint Rashid Al Nuaimi, died in 2014.[3]

Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi studied English at Eastbourne School of English in East Sussex from 1969 to 1970.

He attended the Mons Military Academy in 1970 and from 1971 to 1974 served as Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries of the UAE. The Sharqi family have a warm relationship with the Abu Dhabi ruling Nahyan family and the Dubai ruling family because of old relations forged for hundreds of years, because of the Al Hinawi alliance against the Al Ghuwafir alliance.

HH Shiekh Hamad has represented the president of the United Arab Emirates the most, in world leader conference, during the reign of the late Sheikh Zayed and the current president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan known to be an eloquent speaker, fluent with both languages English and Arabic.

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  1. ^ "Federal Supreme Council". 
  2. ^ "Nation offers prayers for rain". Khaleej Times. 25 December 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Ajman Ruler's sister Shaikha Fatima dies". Gulf News. 2014-12-14. Retrieved 2014-12-28.