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Sheikh Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah
Governor of Kuwait City


Deputy ruler of Kuwait 1938
Grand Cordon of the Order of the Throne 1961 [Morocco]
Grand Cordon of the Order of Merit 1960 [Lebanon]
Collar of the Order of the Republic 1960 [Egypt]
Grand Cross of the Order of Saints Peter and Paul 1960 [Patr. of Antioch]
Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George 1959 [UK]
Excellent Class of the Order of Civil Merit 1952 [Syria]
Grand Cordon of the Supreme Order of the Renaissance 1952 [Jordan]
Grand Cross of the Order of the Two Rivers 1952 [Iraq]
Grand Cross of the National Order of the Cedars 1949 [Lebanon]
Companion of the Indian Empire 1945 [UK]

Governor of Kuwait City 1942–61
Member of the Supreme Council 1955–61

Abdullah went into exile in Lebanon from 1961 to 1964, then France from 1964 to 1965, and then Egypt in 1965.

Place of death: London
Place of burial: Sualibikhat Cemetery, Al-Asimah, Kuwait

Son of Mubarak Al-Sabah, Sheikh of Kuwait, and Shafiqa N. He was married firstly to Hayat Al-Naqib (divorced, she married secondly, Khalid Al-Ghunaim); secondly, to Umm Nawal; thirdly to Soad Al-Sabah in 1960. He had issue.


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