Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani

Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
Born 1896
Doha, Qatar
Died 27 May 1948
Dukhan, Qatar
Burial Al Rayyan Cemetery
House House of Thani
Father Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani
Mother Mariam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah
Religion Islam
Styles of
Sheikh Hamad
Reference style His Excellency
Spoken style Your Excellency
Alternative style Sir

Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani (1896 – 27 May 1948) (Arabic: حمد بن عبدالله بن جاسم بن محمد آل ثاني ) was an Heir Apparent of the State of Qatar. Sheikh Hamad was the second son of the second Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, and also the father of the fifth Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani.


He was born in Doha and educated privately at the palace. In 1935, he was appointed as Heir Apparent by his father and served as Deputy Ruler on several times. Early on in his childhood, his father exposed him in to the life of a politician. He died early; he was expected to become the next emir, but he died when his father was alive. Later upon his death, his father passed the powers to his older son, Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani.

He died at Dukhan on 27 May 1948.

Marriage and children

During his life Sheikh Hamad married his cousin Sheikha Sarah bint Mohammed bin Jassim Al Thani. They had nine sons:


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