Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, died on Wednesday at age 75. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, died on Wednesday at age 75. Photo: EPA-EFE
Middle East

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai’s deputy ruler, dies age 75

  • When the United Arab Emirates formed its first Cabinet in 1971, Sheikh Hamdan became finance minister and held the post until his death
  • Sheikh Hamdan became an influential horse owner and breeder, founding Shadwell Racing in Norfolk, England in the 1980s and growing it into a major international enterprise

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, died on Wednesday at age 75. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, died on Wednesday at age 75. Photo: EPA-EFE
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