Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Emir of Dubai
Born 1943

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also referred to as Sheikh Maktoum was the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the emir (ruler) of Dubai.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum.


1943 Birth Born in 1943.


1971 28 Years Old Born in Al Shindagha, Dubai to the Al Maktoum family of the Al Bu Falasah tribe, he first became Prime Minister on 9 December 1971 and served until 25 April 1979 when he was replaced by his father, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum.


1990 47 Years Old Following the latter's death on 7 October 1990 he resumed his position as Prime Minister and also took over as Ruler of Dubai.


2006 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum died on the morning of 4 January 2006, suffering a heart attack while staying at Palazzo Versace Hotel located on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. … Read More
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