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Famous Emirians

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

  • Ahlam singer
  • Hussain Al Jassmi singer
  • Ahmad Mohammad Hasher Al Maktoum Olympic medalist, shooter
  • Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum crown prince of Dubai, poet
  • Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum athlete
  • Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum prime minister, vice president UAE
  • Ahmad ibn Majid navigator, cartographer
  • Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan politician
  • Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan politician, royalty
  • Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan president of UAE, emir of Abu Dhabi
  • Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan politician
  • Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan crown prince of Abu Dhabi
  • Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan politician
  • Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan politician
  • Sultan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan politician, royalty
  • Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan founder UAE, first president
  • Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi emir of Ajman
  • Elham Al Qasim first Arab woman to reach North Pole
  • Lubna Khalid Al Qasimi politician, first woman in ministerial post
  • Saud bin Saqr al Qasimi ruler of Ras Al-Khaimah
  • Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi ruler of Sharjah
  • Abdul Qader Al Raes artist
  • Abdullah Mohammed Saleh founder National Bank of Dubai
  • Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi ruler of Fujairah
  • Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi crown prince of Fujairah
  • Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi poet
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.