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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid at Simmons College in United Kingdom 1967

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid among other students at Simmons College Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid among other students at Simmons College for officers in Aldershot, United Kingdom in 1967. Simmons School is now a part of the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy. Sheikh Mohammed was honored to achieve the highest mark as the foreign students in the school. […]

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Emirates Rulers Meeting in 1960

Rulers meeting at Dubai’s political agency in early 1960 Primarily in reaction to the ambitions of other European countries, the United Kingdom and the Trucial Sheikhdoms established closer bonds in an 1892 treaty, similar to treaties entered into by the UK with other Persian Gulf principalities. The sheikhs agreed not to dispose of any territory […]

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Sheikh Rashid and Margaret Thatcher Arriving Dubai Airport 1980s

Margaret Thatcher Official Visit to Dubai in Mid Eighties A memorable picture of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed receives British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in Dubai in the mid-eighties. Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher (13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013), was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader […]

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Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid at aged fifteen

Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid delivering a speech while he was only Fifteen years old. Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aged fifteen, speech at the crown ceremony of his father, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, following the death of Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Donald Holly, the British High […]

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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Wearing Cadet uniform in 1968

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rshid Graduation from Mons Officers Cadet Collage United Kingdom in 1968 The Mons Officer Cadet School was a British military training establishment in Aldershot. In 1947 the Mons Officer Cadet Training Unit (Aldershot) was re-organised as an OCTU for short service and national service officer cadets of the technical arms i.e. officer […]

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Queen Elizabeth in Dubai at the opening of DUBAL 1979

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in Dubai at the opening ceremony of DUBAL in 1979 Queen Elizabeth II delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of  DUBAL, during her visit to Dubai with Prince Philip sitting next to her and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Dubai Aluminium (DUBAL), located in Jebel Ali, […]

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Princess Anne visited Dubai in 1987

Princess Anne with Late Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Anne, Princess (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950), is the only daughter and second child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of her birth, she was third (behind her mother and elder brother) and rose to […]

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Margaret Thatcher at the World Trade Centre Dubai 1980s

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s Dubai visit in the 1980s. Popularly known as the Iron Lady, Thatcher held office from 1979 to 1990. It was during this period that she visited the UAE. Thatcher, 87, died of a stroke in London on April 8, 2013. Thatcher’s talent and drive caused her to be mentioned […]

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