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Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani
Emir of Qatar
Reign 22 February 1972 – 27 June 1995
Predecessor Ahmad ibn 'Ali Al Thani
Successor Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
House House of Thani
Father Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
Born 17 September 1932(1932-09-17)
Rayyan, Qatar
Died 23 October 2016(2016-10-23) (aged 84)
Doha, Qatar
Religion Sunni Islam

Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Abdullah bin Jassim bin Muhammed Al Thani GCB GCMG[1] (17 September 1932 – 23 October 2016; Arabic خليفة بن حمد آل ثاني) was the Emir of Qatar from 27 February 1972 until he was deposed by his son Hamad bin Khalifa on 27 June 1995.[2]

Khalifa died at the age of 84 on 23 October 2016 in Doha, Qatar after being hospitalized for a week.[3]