Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Saeed Al Maktoum is a United Arab Emirati politician and royalty of Dubai.

Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Saeed Al Maktoum
Sheikh
2007 winner Asiatic Boy with his owner His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum.jpg
Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum holding his horse, 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy
Born1942 (age 78–79) [1]
Full name
Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Saeed Al Maktoum
HouseHouse of Al-Falasi
FatherKhalifa bin Saeed Al Maktoum
ReligionSunni Islam

Sheikh Mohammed is the first cousin of the current Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and the head of the Dubai Land Department, the land registrar of the Emirate of Dubai.

He was educated at the Bell Educational Trust's English Language School, Cambridge.

He was appointed in 1971 (the establishment of UAE) by his first cousin, the Emir (ruler) of Dubai, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Emir Maktoum himself was the first chairman since 1960.[2]

The Sheikh owns thoroughbred racehorses, including the 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Genealogy". Archived from the original on 2018-07-27. Retrieved 2017-02-05.
  2. ^ "About Dubai Land Department". Dubai Land Department. Archived from the original on 2009-08-21. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  3. ^ "Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum" Archived 2010-01-14 at the Wayback Machine, National Thoroughbred Racing Association. Retrieved Feb 2, 2010.