Meet Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the third son of the former emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. Let’s read his full biography, date of birth and age below.
Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani’s mother is Moza Bint Nasser Al-Missned, who is the second wife of his father. His father got married to two wifes.
Sheikh Jassim went to school at the International College and later attended Sherborne School in Dorset. He also studied at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani Biography
Jassim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was once going to be the next leader of Qatar, but he gave up his position in 2003. He is the third son of the former Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and his mother is Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Al-Missned.
Jassim gave up his position as Crown Prince to his younger brother Tamim, because he did not want to become the leader of Qatar.
Date of Birth | Age
Jassim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was born on 25 August 1978 in Doha, he is currently at the age of 45 years old this year 2023. He will be 46 years old next year 2024.
Sheikh Jassim got married to his cousin, Sheikha Bothaina bint Hamad Al Thani, in Doha on 30 March 2006. The wedding took place at Al Wajbah Palace. The couple has eight children, including three sons and five daughters.
- Sheikha Moza bint Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikh Fahad bin Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikha Hind bint Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikh Tamim bin Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikha Dhai bint Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
- Sheikha Ghand bint Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani
Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani joined the Qatari armed forces as a 2nd-lieutenant on August 9, 1996, after completing his studies.
He became the heir apparent of Qatar on October 23, 1996, replacing his older half-brother, Mishaal bin Hamad Al Thani.
However, he gave up his rights to become the crown prince to his younger brother, Sheikh Tamim, on August 5, 2003.
In a letter to his father, he mentioned that he did not want to become the crown prince and accepted the position only due to sensitive circumstances.
Sheikh Jassim has held various important positions in Qatar, including being the personal representative of the former Emir, honorary president of the Qatar National Cancer Society (QNCS) since 1997, and chair of the high committee for coordination and follow up since 1999.
He is also the chair of the supreme council for the environment and natural resources since 2000, a patron of Aspire Academy since 2003, and a member of the Board of Trustees at Qatar Foundation.
Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani is a member of Qatar’s ruling royal family. The family’s wealth is estimated to be about $335 billion. 
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