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List of famous politicians from United Arab Emirates, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular United Arab Emirates politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known United Arab Emirates politicians of all time, so if you're a native of United Arab Emirates and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from United Arab Emirates, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Items here include everything from Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to Lubna Khalid Al Qasimi.

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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from United Arab Emirates
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Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair عبد العزيز الغرير of the United Arab Emirates, is the Chief Executive Officer of the publicly traded Mashreq Bank, and billionaire. As of 2011 his net worth was estimated by Forbes to be $2.7 billion, making him the 420th richest person in the world. Al-Ghurair is currently the head of Mashreq Bank, a leading United Arab Emirates commercial bank founded by his father during the Gulf's first oil boom in the 1960s. Bank profits were down across the region this year, but his family's diverse holdings in real estate, cement, contracting, publishing, residential care and petrochemicals, among others, has helped soften the blow. The food division of his holdings, headed by ...more

Nationality: United Arab Emirates

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Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from United Arab Emirates
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Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Crown Prince of Dubai. He is popularly known as Fazza, the name under which he publishes his poetry. ...more

Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Nationality: United Arab Emirates

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Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from United Arab Emirates
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Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum


Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates. He is the second son of the late ruler, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Sheikh Hamdan received his early education in the Emirates then attended Bell School of Languages, Cambridge. He and his brother, Sheik Mohammed, control the state-owned Dubai Ports World along with the Dubai Holding Co. and its many subsidiary companies which have wide ranging investments in hotels, apartment buildings, banking and finance, and healthcare facilities, He is also the Minister of Finance and Industry. Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been the head of the UAE's delegation at the ...more

Birthplace: Bur Dubai

Nationality: United Arab Emirates

Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from United Arab Emirates
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Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan


Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the President of the United Arab Emirates, the Emir of Abu Dhabi and the commander of the Union Defence Force. He is also a prominent philanthropist, and has spent over $460 million in humanitarian projects from his personal fortune. He succeeded to the position of the Emir of Abu Dhabi on November 2004 after the death of his father Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, thereby becoming the President of the federation next day. Although as Crown Prince, he had effectively been acting president earlier since the late 1990s as his father was in ill health. Khalifa is also chairman of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which manages over $600 billion in assets. ...more

Birthplace: Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Nationality: United Arab Emirates