'Abdu'llah bin Qasim Al-Thani

Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani
عبد الله بن جاسم آل ثاني
Emir of Qatar
Reign1913–1949
PredecessorJassim bin Mohammed Al Thani
SuccessorAli bin Abdullah
Born1880
Doha, Qatar
Died25 April 1957
Burial
Al Rayyan Cemetery
SpouseSheikha Maryam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah (first)
Sheikha Fatima bint Isa Al Thani (second)
IssueAli
Hamad
Hassan
HouseAl Thani
FatherJassim bin Mohammed
ReligionSunni Islam
Styles of
The Emir of Qatar
Emblem of Qatar.svg
Reference styleHis Highness
Spoken styleYour Highness
Alternative styleSheikh

Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani (Arabic: عبد الله بن جاسم بن محمد آل ثاني‎ "Abdullah bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani"), also known as Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani or Sheikh Abdullah bin Qassim Al Thani, was the Emir of Qatar. He was born in 1880 in Doha, the capital city of Qatar. He then abdicated in favour of his crown prince and second son, Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani, in 1940. Sheikh Hamad died eight years later and Sheikh Abdullah assumed office once again until 1949, when he stepped down from office in favour for his eldest son, Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani.[1] Oil was also discovered for the first time during his rule.[2][3][4]

Biography[]

Early life and reign[]

Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani was born in the year 1880, in Doha, the capital city and state of Qatar, by his father, Sheikh Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani. Although his mother is still unknown, he was born along with his eighteen siblings, with him being the 5th eldest among his siblings. He then ruled Qatar until 1940. Sheikh Abdullah's heir apparent, Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani, ruled Qatar from 1940 until his early death in 1948. Sheikh Abdullah became the ruler of Qatar once again until 1949, when he abdicated in favour of his eldest son. Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani, his eldest son, then ruled Qatar after his father's abdication.[1][4]

Contributions[]

Ottoman Empire and Great Britain era[]

Treaties for protection[]

Structures built[]

Discovery of oil[]

Appointment of the next Emir[]

Marriage and children[]

Although Sheikh Abdullah's first wife is Sheikha Maryam bint Abdullah Al Attiyah, he further married a second wife named Sheikha Fatima bint Isa Al Thani, daughter of Sheikh Isa bin Thamer Al Thani, to whom he bore his third son, Sheikh Hassan bin Abdullah Al Thani.[citation needed] In total, Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani had three sons. He also had a daughter that she left at the age of 20 with a lover from Chania Greece

Death[]

Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani died on 25 April 1957 by a natural death. But before he died, he appointed his eldest son as the ruler of the Qatar Peninsula as a whole in 1949.[2][4]

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ a b "HISTORY – Global Forum VI For Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity". Global Forum VI For Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity. Gf6.pp.gov.qa. Archived from the original on 1 September 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Sheikh Abdullah Bin Jassim Al Thani - The Amiri Diwan". diwan.gov.qa. Amiri Diwan. Retrieved 7 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Ministry of Interior | About Qatar". Moi.gov.qa. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Al-Thani Family Tree". Althanitree.com. Retrieved 28 October 2012.

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Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani
Born: 1880 Died: 25 April 1957
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani
Emir of Qatar
1913–1949
Succeeded by
Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani