Last modified: 27 November 2020
The emirate is known as Emirate of Fujairah. The country is being reigned by the Al Sharqi dynasty.
The Emirate of Fujairah is the only emirate of the United Arab Emirates located on the Gulf of Oman. The emirate entered into treaty relations with Great Britain in 1902, and thus became part of the Trucial States. Fujairah joined the United Arab Emirates on 2 December 1971.
The current sovereign is Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Emir of Fujairah. He was born either on 25 May or 25 September 1948, or on 22 February 1949.
He is the son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Emir of Fujairah (1903/1908-1974) and Sheikha Fatima bint Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman (-2014).
Sheikh Hamad succeeded his father as Emir after his death on 18 September 1974.
The Emir is a Muslim.
Marriage and descendants
Sheikh Hamad is married to Sheikha Fatima bint Thani Al Maktoum of Dubai since 1984.
- Sheikha Sarah (born 1985)
- Sheikh Mohammed (born 1986)
- Sheikh Rashid (born 1987)
- Sheikha Shamsa (born 1988)
- Sheikha Madiyah (born 1989)
- Sheikh Maktoum (born 1991)
Heir to the throne
The heir to the throne of Fujairah is Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah. He was born on 1 April 1986. He is Crown Prince of Fujairah since 8 January 2007.
He is a son of Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Emir of Fujairah and his wife Sheikha Fatima bint Thani Al Maktoum of Dubai.
He married in 2009 Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum of Dubai (born 1989).
- Sheikh Hamad (born 2009)
- Sheikha Aisha (born 2011)
- Sheikha Fatima (born 2014)
- Sheikh Rashid (born 2015)
- Sheikha Hind (born 2020)
Al Rumailah Palace
United Arab Emirates
Fujairah is a hereditary constitutional monarchy.
The emir is His Highness Sheikh .. (first name) bin .. (name of his father) Al Sharqi, Emir of Fujairah. The heir to the throne is His Highness Sheikh .. (first name) bin .. (name of his father) Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah.
The Emirs of Fujairah
|Hamad bin Abdullah Al Sharqi||1876-1936|
|Saif bin Hamad Al Sharqi||1936-1942|
|Mohammad bin Hamad Al Sharqi (1903/08-1974)||1942-1974|
|Hamad bin Mohammad Al Sharqi (1948-)||1974-|