Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

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Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani
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Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (left) parading with the Saint-Cyr cadets, during the Bastille Day Military Parade 2007 in Paris, France.
House House of Thani
Father Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Mother Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned
Religion Islam
Styles of
Sheikh Joaan
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Reference style His Excellency
Spoken style Your Excellency
Alternative style Sheikh

Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani (Arabic: جوعان بن حمد بن خليفه ال ثاني ) is a close member of Royal House of Thani. He is the fifth son of former Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and the third child of the Emir with his second wife, Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned.

Education and career

Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad was educated at École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr, France. He was the Torch relay ambassador on the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.

In May 2015, he was appointed president of the Qatar Olympic Committee.[1] He served as president of the Organising Committee of the 24th Men's Handball World Championship Qatar 2015.

Marriage and children

Sheikh Joaan married at Al-Wajbah Palace, Doha, on 24 April 2008, with Sheikha Al-Maha bint Salem Al-Rumul Al-Mannai, daughter of Salem Al-Rumul Al-Mannai. Together they have three sons and two daughters.

  • Sheikh Hamad bin Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, (born 20 November 2009)
  • Sheikh Tamim bin Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, (born 2010)
  • Sheikha Al Dhabi bint Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani,(born April 2012)
  • Sheikh Khalifa bin Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, (born March 2014)
  • Sheikha Moza bint Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani, (born 2 November 2015)

Ancestry

References

  1. "Sheikh Joaan is new president". Doha Stadium Plus. 13 May 2015. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 

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