His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was born in Sheikh’s family in Doha in 1950.
The family of Al Thani was “tamim” by birth, which moved on the island Qatar in 18th century and established its leadership.
Sheikh Hamad is open, communicative and well-wishing. He follows Islamic traditions. According to deep convictions Islam as the religion and the culture doesn’t have anything in common with terrorism.
Sheikh was married three times. His second wife, Mozah bint Nasser Al-Misnad, is the most famous in the country and abroad. She is the President of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. She stands against polygamy, which is a traditional thing in Islam and on 2002 she appeared on public without a yashmak.
Emir Hamad has ten sons. One of them, Sheikh Jasim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, who was born on 1978 is the crown prince of Qatar. As his father he got his education at Royal Military Academy in Great Britain, where he was the youngest student. Today he heads High committee of coordination and execution.