Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei: Meet Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wife

Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei: Meet Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wife

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Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei: Meet Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wife

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of Abu Dhabi, and the supreme commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces from 2004 to 2022.

He was also the Chairman of the Supreme Petroleum Council from the late 1980s.

As the crown prince, Khalifa was responsible for some aspects of the presidency from the late 1990s until his father Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s health problems.

He succeeded his father as the emir in Abu Dhabi on the 2nd of November 2004, and the presidency of the United Arab Emirates on the following day.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Cause Of Death
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He was one of the most wealthy monarchs in the world during his reign. He was the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which managed $875 billion of assets.

This is the largest asset management organization by a head of state of a country. The Al Nahyan family collectively is thought to have a fortune worth $150 billion.

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On 4 January 2010, the world’s tallest man-made structure, originally known as Burj Dubai, was renamed the Burj Khalifa in his honor, after Abu Dhabi gave Dubai $10 billion to help pay off debts.

Forbes included Khalifa on its 2018 list of the most powerful people in the world.

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Khalifa suffered a stroke in January 2014. He was then stabilized after the surgery. Khalifa then took a lower profile role in state affairs, but still retained his ceremonial presidency powers.

His half-brother Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan handled public affairs of state and day to day decision-making for the Emirate.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Cause Of Death
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Born on September 7, 1948, in Qasr AlMuwaiji, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa died on May 13, 2022, at the age of 73.

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Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei: Meet Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wife

Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei is the wife of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The couple married in 1964, and they were together till the death of the UAE President.

Together, the couple gave birth to eight children; two sons and six daughters.

Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan are the two sons.

Shamma bint Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Mouza bint Zayed Al Nahyan, Osha bint Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikha bint Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Lateefa bint Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Salama bint Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan are the six daughters.

Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei: Meet Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Wife
Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei

Who Is Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei?

Sheikha Shamsa bint Suhail Al Mazrouei was married to the former President of the United Arab Emirates, Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Source: Kingaziz.com