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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

President of the United Arab Emirates Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Profession: President of the United Arab Emirates

Nationality: Arabic-Emirati

Why Famous: Principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates. When the States decided to federate as the United Arab Emirates in 1971, he became president of its Supreme Council, a position he held for over 30 years.

Born: May 6, 1918
Birthplace: Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: November 2, 2004 (aged 86)

Historical Events

  • 1971-12-02 Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is appointed President of the United Arab Emirates

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