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|Became King:||February 14, 2002 |
|Predecessor:||Sheikh 'Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifa|
|Date of Birth:||January 28, 1950|
|Place of Birth:||Doha, Qatar|
He is the son of Isa ibn Salman al-Khalifa, the previous emir, and has four children. He studied at Cambridge University in England, and later at military colleges in the United Kingdom and United States.