YEMEN (Kingdom)


TITLE: HM King RELIGION: Muslim
STATE: Yemen (Sana) DYNASTY: Banu'l Qasim
  INDEPENDENCE: 27th September 1962
   
PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: HRH Imam Seif ul-Islam Aggile bin Muhammad al-Badr Hamid al-Din, 70th Imam and Head of the Royal House of Yemen since 6th August 1996.
born 1974.
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Predecessor state of Qasimi founded in 1597, known as Yemen from about 1905, became independent in 1918 and a Kingdom in 1926. Republic declared 1962. Rulers were...
  • Imam Ali ibn al-`Abbas 1775/1809 
  • Imam Ahmad ibn Ali 1809/1816 
  • Imam Abdullah ibn Ahmad 1816/1835 
  • Imam Ali ibn Abdullah 1835/1836 and 1844/1845 and 1849/1850
  • Imam Abdullah ibn al-Hasan 1836/1840 
  • Imam Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Hadi 1840/1844 
  • Imam al-Qasim ibn Ahmad 1841/1844 (in rebellion) 
  • Imam Muzaffar ad-Din Muhammad ibn Yahya 1845/1848 
  • Imam Ahmad ibn Hashim 1848/1849 
  • Imam al-`Abbas ibn `Abd ar-Rahman 1850 
  • Imam Ghalib ibn Muhammad 1850/1852  and 1858/1872
  • Imam Ahmad ibn Ahmad al-Haymi (governor of Sana) 1852/185. 
  • Sheikh Abdullah ibn Yusuf (governor of Sana) 185./1858 
  • Imam al-Husayn ibn Muhammad 1859/1863 (in rebellion)
  • Imam Muhsin ibn Ahmad 1872/1876 (in rebellion from 1871)
  • Imam Sharaf ad-Din Muhammad (at Sa`da) 1878/1891, died 1891.
  • Imam Muhammad al-Huthi al-Mahdi 1882/1901 (in rebellion)
  • Imam Seif ul-Islam Muhammad al-Mansur ibn Yahya al-Mutawakkil, 66th Imam 1891/1904, born 1839, married and had issue. He died 4th June 1904.
    • HM King Seif ul-Islam Yahya ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din (qv)
  • HM King Seif ul-Islam Yahya ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din, 67th Imam 1904/1948 and 1st King of Yemen [2.9.1926] - [17.2.1948], born in June 1869, married and had issue, fourteen sons and six daughters. He died 17th February 1948.
    • HM King Seif ul-Islam Ahmad ash-Shams ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din (qv)
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Muhammad ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died March 1934.
      • Princess Amat al-Malik bint Muhammad Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Prince Seif ul-Islam Hasan ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din (by Sharifa Huriya, the daughter of Sayf al-Islam Muhammad al-Mutawakkil), born June 1908 in the village of al-Qafla in Hashid territory northwest of Sana’a, Governor of Ibb Province till 1948, Governor of Sana'a, Governor of Hodeida, Prime Minister of Yemen 1948/1955, appointed head of the Yemeni delegation to the United Nations in 1955, Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Yemen 1962/1968, married four times and had issue, seven sons. He died in Jedda on 13th June 2003 and was buried the following day in Medina.
      • Prince Hasan ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din, born 1936, married and has issue.
        • Prince Ahmad ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Sayyida bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Nejlah bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Aliah bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Abdullah ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din, born 1938, married and had issue. He died 25th July 1969 in Sa'adah.
        • Prince Muhammad ibn Abdullah Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Radhiyah bint Abdullah Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Amel bint Abdullah Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Husayn ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din, born 1942, died 17th February 1948.
      • Prince Ahmad ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Muhammad ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din, married June 1972 in New York, Princess Khadijah bint Ismail Hamid al-Din (see below).
      • Prince Yahya ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Abbas ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Malik bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Karim bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Halim bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat as-Sabur bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Prince Seif ul-Islam Husayn ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue, He died 17th February 1948 in Sana'a.
      • Prince Yahya ibn Husayn Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Husayn ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Ahmad ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Ibrahim ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Huda bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Hana bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Abdullah ibn Husayn Hamid al-Din, born 1936, married and has issue.
        • Prince Redha ibn Abdullah Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Hasan ibn Abdullah Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Amal al-Rahman bint Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Muhamamad ibn Husayn Hamid al-Din, born 1937/1938, married and has issue.
        • Prince Ahmad ibn Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Ali ibn Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Yahya ibn Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Hamid ad-Din ibn Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Abdullah ibn Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Yussrah bint Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Fatimah bint Muhamamad Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Ahmad ibn Husayn Hamid al-Din, born 1942, married and has issue.
        • Prince Husayn ibn Ahmad Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Heffa bint Ahmad Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Ali ibn Husayn Hamid al-Din, born 1943, died sp in 1963/1964.
      • Prince Hasan ibn Husayn Hamid al-Din, born 1944, married and has issue.
        • Prince Muhammad ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Fatimah bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Limya bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Latif bint Husayn Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Omhani bint Husayn Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Rahman bint Husayn Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Prince Seif ul-Islam Abbas ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died 13th April 1955 in Ta'izz.
      • Prince Abdullah ibn Abbas Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Muhsin ibn Abbas Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Abbas ibn Abbas Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amal al-Malik bint Abbas Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Safiah bint Abbas Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Prince Seif ul-Islam Abdullah ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din (by Sitt Fatimah), born 1912, Foreign Minister 1948/1955, died sp on 13th April 1955 in Ta'izz.
    • HRH Prince Seif ul-Islam Ali ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died in September 1962.
      • Prince Hasan ibn Ali Hamid al-Din, died 1962.
      • Prince Ali ibn Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Moadh ibn Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Radhiyah bint Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Assabour bint Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Shafiah bint Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Wifiah bint Ali Hamid al-Din, married Prince Ali ibn Ibrahim Hamid Al Din (see below).
      • Princess Amat al-Hafidh bint Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Ghowi bint Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Safivah bint Ali Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Mutahhar ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died 1952.
      • Prince Yahya ibn Mutahhar Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died 1957.
        • Prince Mutahhar ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Amat al-Akli bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Sharaf ibn Mutahhar Hamid al-Din, married and had issue, two daughters. He died 1970.
        • Princess Bushra bint Sharaf Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Atigha bint Sharaf Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Khadijah bint Mutahhar Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Qasim ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married Aziza bint Qadhi Muhammad Raghib, and had issue. He died 23rd November 1956 in Cairo.
      • Prince Husayn ibn Qasim Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Muhammad ibn Qasim Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died after 1970.
        • Prince Yahya ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Rahib ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Abdullah ibn Qasim Hamid al-Din, married and had issue.
        • Prince Ahmad ibn Qasim Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Ismail ibn Qasim Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Khadijah bint Qasim Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Ibrahim ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din (by Sitt Fatimah), married and had issue. He died in April 1948.
      • Prince Muhammad ibn Ibrahim Hamid al-Din, married and had issue.
        • Prince Ibrahim ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Ali ibn Ibrahim Hamid al-Din, born 1941, married Princess Wifiah bint Ali Hamid al-Din, daughter of HRH Prince Seif ul-Islam Ali ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din (see above), and had issue.
        • Prince Yahya ibn Ali Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Zayd ibn Ali Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Radhiyah bint Ali Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amal al-Ghafor bint Ibrahim Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Tageah bint Ibrahim Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Ismail ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din (by Sitt Fatimah), married and had issue. He died 28th September 1962 in Sana'a. 
      • Prince Muhammad ibn Ismail Hamid al-Din, married and had issue.
        • Prince Ismail ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Abdullah ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din
        • Prince Yusuf ibn Muhammad Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Fadwa bint Muhammad Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Amat al-Djalil bint Muhammad Hamid al-Din
      • Prince Hasan ibn Ismail Hamid al-Din, married and had issue.
        • Prince Muhammad ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din
        • Princess Rema bint Hasan Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Khadijah bint Ismail Hamid al-Din, married June 1972 in New York, Prince Muhammad ibn Hasan Hamid al-Din (see above).
      • Princess Amat bint Ismail Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Yahya ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died 1950's.
      • Princess Amat Allah bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Djalil bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Amat al-Raouf bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
      • Princess Hanan bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Muhsin ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, married and had issue. He died 17th February 1948 in Sana'a.
      • Prince Muhammad ibn Muhsin Hamid al-Din, born 1946.
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Abdulrahman ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, born December 1937, married and had issue. 
      • Prince Ayman ibn Abdulrahman Hamid al-Din, born 31st October 1974.
    • HRH Princess Amat Allah bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Princess Shems Alhur bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Princess Amat a-Rahman biny Yahya Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Princess Omhani bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Princess Amat al-Khalig bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Princess Tageah bint Yahya Hamid al-Din
  • HM King Seif ul-Islam Ahmad ash-Shams ibn Yahya Hamid al-Din, 68th Imam and 2nd King of Yemen 1948/1962, born 1895, married and had issue. He died 18th September 1962 in Taiz, buried Sana.
    • HM King Seif ul-Islam Muhammad al-Badr ibn Ahmad Hamid al-Din (qv)
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Abdullah ibn Ahmad Hamid al-Din, born 1950.
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Abbas ibn Ahmad Hamid al-Din, born 1952.
    • HRH Seif ul-Islam Prince Yahya ibn Ahmad Hamid al-Din, died young.
    • HRH Princess Khadijah bint Ahmad Hamid al-Din 
    • HRH Princess Amat Allah bint Ahmad Hamid al-Din 
  • HM King Seif ul-Islam Muhammad al-Badr ibn Ahmad Hamid al-Din, 69th Imam 1962/1996 and 3rd King of Yemen [18.9.1962] - [27.9.1962], Head of the Royal House of Yemen [27.9.1962] - [6.8.1996], born 1926, he did not abdicate and did not renounce his claims and titles, married 3 times, and had issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died 6th August 1996 in London, buried Brookwood Cemetary in Woking, Surrey.
    • HRH Imam Seif ul-Islam Aggile bin Muhammad al-Badr Hamid al-Din (qv)
    • HRH Princess Amat al-Ghani bint Muhammad al-Badr Hamid al-Din, born 1949.
    • HRH Princess Ghofran bint Muhammad al-Badr Hamid al-Din
    • HRH Prince Muhammad bin Muhammad al-Badr Hamid al-Din
  • HRH Imam Seif ul-Islam Aggile bin Muhammad al-Badr Hamid al-Din (see above)
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