Fatuwah bint Salman Bio, Wiki
Fatuwah bint Salman was the wife of Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait and the Commander of the Kuwait Military Forces. He was sworn in on 29 January 2006 after confirmation by the National Assembly and served until his death on 29 September 2020. He was the fourth son of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Fatuwah died back in 1990.
Fatuwah bint Salman Husband & Chidren
Sabah bin Ahmad Al-Sabah married his cousin Sheikha Fatuwah bint Salman al-Sabah, who died in 1990. The couple had three sons and one daughter:
- Sheikh Nasser (born 1948)
- Sheikh Hamed
- Sheikh Ahmed, died in a car accident in 1969
- Sheikha Salwa (1951-2002), died of breast cancer
Sabah bin Ahmad Al-Sabah was Foreign Minister of Kuwait between 1963 and 2003. In 1990, Iraq invaded Kuwait and afterwards the Gulf War was fought. Sabah was involved in restoring the country after the Iraqi invasion. On July 13, 2003, Sabah became Prime Minister of Kuwait.
On January 15, 2006, Jaber III al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, who was the half-brother of Sabah bin Ahmad Al-Sabah died. The new Emir of Kuwait was Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, who was the eldest son of Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, who ruled Kuwait from 1950 to 1965.
However, after a nine-day reign, Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, who suffered from colon cancer, abdicated. On January 24, 2006, the Kuwaiti parliament voted Saad out of office, moments before an official letter of abdication was received. The Kuwait Cabinet nominated the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah bin Ahmad Al-Sabah to take over as
Fatuwah bint Salman Death & Cause
Al-Sabah died on 29 September 2020 at the age of 91 due to long term health issues after months of hospitalization at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The Kuwait government declared 40 days of mourning.
My heartfelt condolences on the sad demise of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir of the State of Kuwait. In this moment of grief our thoughts are with the Al-Sabah family and the people of the State of Kuwait.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 29, 2020