RAS AL KHAIMAH (Emirate)


TITLE:  HRH Emir RELIGION:  Islamic
STATE:  UAE DYNASTY:  Huwayla (Qawasim, al-Qasimi)
   
PRESENT RULER:  HH Shaikh Saud ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras Al Khaimah since 27th October 2010.
born 10th February 1956 in Dubai, educated in Ras Al Khaimah and then at the American University of Beirut from July 1973 to pursue studies in economics, in 1975 he transferred to the University of Michigan, where he completed his bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science, and went on to obtain a Master's degree; Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Royal Court 1979; Chairman of the Ras Al Khaimah Municipal Council 1986; appointed Crown Prince on 14th June 2003 by Emiri Decree in succession to his older brother; UAE Supreme Council Member [27.10.2010], he has implemented vast organizational and economic reforms that have brought about unprecedented development and growth across the emirate; married Shaikha Hana bint Jumaa Al-Majid.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in the 18th century. Temporarily incorporated into Sharjah 1900/1921. Rulers were...
  • Shaikh Rahman al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah
  • Shaikh Matar ibn Rahman al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah -/174x
  • Shaikh Rashid ibn Matar al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 174x/1777
  • Shaikh Saqr ibn Rashid al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1777/1803
  • Shaikh Sultan ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1803/1808 and 1820/1866 
  • Shaikh al-Husayn ibn Ali al-Qasimi, acting Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1808/1814
  • Shaikh al-Hasan ibn Rahman al-Qasimi, acting Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1814/1820
  • Shaikh Ibrahim ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1866/1867
  • Shaikh Khalid ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1867/1868, died 14th April 1868.
  • Shaikh Salim ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1868/1869, died 1919.
  • Shaikh Humaid ibn Abdullah al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1869/1900, married and had issue. He died in August 1900.
    • Shaikh Qasim ibn Humaid al-Qasimi, born 1893.
  • Shaikh Khalid ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1900/1908, 
  • Shaikh Salim ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1908/1917, 8th son of Shaikh Sultan ibn Saqr al-Qasimi of Sharjah, also 5th Shaikh of Sharjah, married and had issue. He died 1919.
    • Shaikh Muhammed ibn Sultan al-Qasimi (qv)
    • Shaikh Sultan ibn Salim al-Qasimi (qv)
  • Shaikh Muhammed ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1917/1919, born 1881, married and had issue.
    • Shaikh Humaid ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, born 1918, married and had issue.
      • Shaikh Khalid ibn Humaid, born 1930.
      • Shaikh Abdulaziz ibn Humaid al-Qasimi, born 1934.
      • Shaikh Abdullah ibn Humaid al-Qasimi, born 1936.
      • Shaikh Ahmad ibn Humaid al-Qasimi, born 1940.
      • Shaikh Majid ibn Humaid al-Qasimi, born 1944.
      • Shaikh Said ibn Humaid al-Qasimi, born 1946.
    • Shaikh Saqr ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi (qv)
    • Shaikh Qayid ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, born 1921, married and had issue.
      • Shaikh Abdulmalik ibn Qayid al-Qasimi
      • Shaikh Saud ibn Qayid al-Qasimi
      • Shaikh Faisal ibn Qayid al-Qasimi
      • Shaikh Sultan ibn Qayid al-Qasimi, born 1947.
      • Shaikh Muhammed ibn Qayid al-Qasimi
    • Shaikh Salim ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, born 1922, married and had issue.
      • Shaikh Muhammed ibn Salim al-Qasimi, born 1942.
      • Shaikh Faisal ibn Salim al-Qasimi, born 1944.
      • Shaikh Sultan ibn Salim al-Qasimi, born 1948.
      • Shaikh Khalid ibn Salim al-Qasimi, born 1948.
    • Shaikh Abdullah ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, born 1925.
    • Shaikh Ahmad ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, born 1926.
    • Shaikh Khalid ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, born 1933.
  • Shaikh Sultan ibn Salim al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1919/1948, born 1891, married and had issue.
    • Shaikh Salim ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1919, married and had issue.
      • Shaikh Abdullah ibn Salim al-Qasimi, born 1942.
    • Shaikh Saqr ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1924, married and had issue.
      • Shaikh Khalid ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, born 1944.
      • Shaikh Sultan ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, born 1953.
    • Shaikh Khalid ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1927.
    • Shaikh Umar ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1941.
    • Shaikh Awadh ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1942.
    • Shaikh Faisal ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1947.
    • Shaikh Faham ibn Sultan al-Qasimi, born 1948.
  • Shaikh Saqr ibn Muhammed al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras al-Khaimah 1948/-, born 1920, married (amongst others), 3rdly, Muhra bint Ahmed Al-Ghurair, and has issue, eight sons and seven daughters.He died 27th October 2010.
    • Shaikh Khalid ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, born 1940, Crown Prince 1966/2003, married Shaikha Fawakhi bint Sakr bin Sultan al-Qasimi, a playwright and women rights activist, and has issue, two sons.
    • Shaikh Sultan ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, born 1944.
    • Shaikh Muhammed ibn Saqr al-Qasimi 
    • Shaikh Faisal ibn Saqr al-Qasimi 
    • HH Shaikh Saud ibn Saqr al-Qasimi (qv)
    • Shaikha Hessa bint Saqr al-Qasimi, born 1983, educated at the American University of Sharjah (Eng. Lit.), married 2008, Sheikh Abdulla bin Humaid, born 1980, educated at California State University.
  • HH Shaikh Saud ibn Saqr al-Qasimi, Shaikh of Ras Al Khaimah (see above)
OTHER MEMBERS:
  • Shaikh Salim ibn Mohammed ibn Nasser al-Qasimi, married and has issue.
    • Shaikh Muntasir ibn Salim al-Qasimi, married 8th December 2003, a daughter of Saleh Mohammed Karooch al-Falahi
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