Abdelaziz bin Khalifa Al Thani
Abdelaziz bin Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani, GCMG (born 12 December 1948 in Rayyan near Doha) (Arabic: عبد العزيز بن خليفة)
Abdelaziz bin Khalifa is the first son of Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, the 8th Emir of Qatar, and eldest child of the Emir and his 1st spouse, Sheikha Amna bint Hassan bin Abdulla Al Thani. Sheikh Abdelaziz is the elder half-brother of Hamad, the ex Emir of Qatar.
Abdelaziz served as oil minister and minister of finance between 1972 and 1991.
After leaving office in 1992 Abdelaziz began to live in France. He was supported by 66 opposition leaders including 16 Thani in 2011.
Titles, styles and honours
Titles and styles
- Sheikh Abdelaziz bin Khalifa Al Thani (1948–1972)
- His Excellency Sheikh Abdelaziz bin Khalifa Al Thani (1972–present)
Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (Commonwealth, 1985)