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The Al Maktoum
Al Maktoum
(Arabic: آل مكتوم‎ Āl Maktūm, House of Maktoum) family is the ruling royal family of Dubai, and one of the six ruling families of the United Arab Emirates. The family is a branch of the Bani Yas clan (a lineage the family shares with the Al Nahyan dynasty of Abu Dhabi). The Al Maktoum
Al Maktoum
family descends from the Al Bu Falasah (now known as Al-Falasi) section of the Bani Yas, a tribal federation that was the dominant power throughout most of what is now the United Arab Emirates.

Dubai
Dubai
Royal family

HH The Emir Sheikh HH Sheikha Hind

HH The Crown Prince HH Sheikh Maktoum

HRH Princess Haya

HH Sheikha Manal HH Sheikha Maitha HH Sheikh Majid

HH Sheikh Saeed

HH Sheikh Hamdan

HH Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan

HH Sheikh Ahmed

HH Sheikh Mohammed

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed    HH Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed

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Members[edit] In 1833, about 800 members of the Bani Yas tribe, under the leadership of Maktoum bin Butti, took over the emirate of Dubai
Dubai
and established the Al Maktoum
Al Maktoum
dynasty in the emirate.[1][2] The Al Maktoum
Al Maktoum
dynasty has ruled Dubai
Dubai
since 1833. Within the federation of the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Dubai
Dubai
ruling family is also de facto always the country's Vice President, Prime Minister and Defence Minister.

Simplified family tree showing the line of succession and dates in power - click to enlarge

The following Al Maktoum
Al Maktoum
members have ruled Dubai:[1]

... - 9 June 1833 Sheikh `Ubayd bin Said 9 June 1833 - 1852 Sheikh Maktoum bin Butti bin Sohal (d. 1852) 1852 - 1859 Sheikh Saeed bin Butti (d. 1859) 1859 - 22 November 1886 Hushur bin Maktoum (d. 1886) 22 November 1886 - 7 April 1894 Rashid I Maktoum (de) (d. 1894) 7 April 1894 - 16 February 1906 Sheikh Maktoum bin Hushur (d. 1906) 16 February 1906 - November 1912 Sheikh Butti bin Sohail (b. 1851 - d. 1912) November 1912 - 15 April 1929 Sheikh Saeed II bin Maktoum (1st time) (b. 1878 - d. 1958) 15 April 1929 - 18 April 1929 Sheikh Mani bin Rashid 18 April 1929 - September 1958 Sheikh Saeed II bin Maktoum (2nd time) September 1958 - 7 October 1990 Sheikh Rashid II bin Saeed Al Maktoum (b. 1912 - d. 1990) 7 October 1990 - 4 January 2006 Sheikh Maktoum III bin Rashid Al Maktoum (b. 1943 - d. 2006) 4 January 2006 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
(b. 1949)

See also[edit]

Bani Hareth Banu Yam Banu Thaqif Al Saud Liwa Oasis House of Al-Falasi

Notes[edit]

^ a b "Al Maktoum". www.sheikhmohammed.co.ae. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.  ^ Zahlan, Rosemarie Said (1998). The Making of Modern Gulf States: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
and Oman. Garnett & Ithica Press. ISBN 0-86372-229-6. 

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