Jabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-SabahJabir al-Ahmad al-Jabir Al Sabah
) is the emir
. He succeed his cousin, Sabah al-Salim al-Sabah in December 1977
, and had been Prime Minister of Kuwait for a decade before.
He dissolved the National Assembly of Kuwait in 1981, and restored it after the Invasion of Kuwait in 1991. In 1999 his government enfranchised women.
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