Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah

Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah
الشيخ جابر الأحمد الجابر الصباح
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Emir of Kuwait
Reign31 December 1977 – 15 January 2006
PredecessorSabah III
SuccessorSabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah
Prime Ministers
Prime Minister of Kuwait
Reign30 November 1965 – 8 February 1978
PredecessorSabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
SuccessorSaad Al-Salim Al-Sabah
Emir
Reign17 January 1962 – 2 February 1963
PredecessorNew Office
SuccessorSabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah
EmirAbdullah III
Born(1926-06-29)29 June 1926
Kuwait City
Died15 January 2006(2006-01-15) (aged 79)
United Kingdom
BurialKuwait
FatherAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
MotherSheikha Bazba bint Salim Al-Sabah
ReligionIslam

Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, GCB (Hon), GCMG (Hon) (29 June 1926 – 15 January 2006)[1][2] (Arabic: الشيخ جابر الأحمد الجابر الصباح‎) of the al-Sabah dynasty, was the 3rd Emir of post-independence Kuwait and Commander of the Military of Kuwait; serving from 31 December 1977 until his death on 15 January 2006 due to cerebral hemorrhage. The third monarch to rule Kuwait since its independence from Britain, Jaber had previously served as minister of finance and Economy from 1962 until 1965, when he was appointed prime minister prior to becoming Kuwait's ruler.[3]

Early life and education

Jaber was born on 29 June 1926 in Kuwait City.[2] Jaber was the third son of the late Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.[4]

Jaber received his early education at Al-Mubarakiya School, Al-Ahmediya School, and Al-Sharqiya School, and was subsequently tutored privately in religion, English, Arabic, and the sciences.[4]

His brother Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was killed in the Gulf war, infront of Dasman Palace.[5]

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