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Born 16 Jun 1929 in Kuwait City
Died 29 Sep 2020 in Rochester
Age91 years, 3 months
Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
Family photo of 13. Session of the Islamic Summit Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.

About Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah born on 16 June 1929 in Kuwait City to Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. He is a citizen of Kuwait. He died on 29 September 2020 in Rochester at age 91 years, 3 months.

He was an emir of Kuwait.

He has one child Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. He has six siblings Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, Mohammed Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Frayha Al-Ahmad.

Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has worked as a diplomat, politician and monarch. He has has won Order of Merit (Ukraine), 1st class, Order of Mubarak the Great, Order of Kuwait, Order of Abdulaziz al Saud, Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Cedar‎, Supreme Order of the Renaissance, Grand Cross Special Class of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Order of the Liberator General San Martín, Order of Oman, Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Heydar Aliyev Order, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, Order of Civil Merit, Decoration of the Order of Civil Merit, Order of Independence (Qatar), Order of Lakandula, Dostyk Order of grade I, Order of Zayed, Order of State of Republic of Turkey, Grand Order of Mugunghwa, Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum with collar, Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, 1st class, Order of the Chrysanthemum, Order of Skanderbeg, Order of the Star of Jordan and Order of Ismoili Somoni.

Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has held the position of list of emirs of Kuwait and foreign minister.


After months of hospitalization in Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Sabah died on 29 September 2020 at 08:00 CDT (16:00 Kuwaiti Time) at the age of 91 due to long-term health issues. The Kuwaiti government declared 40 days of mourning. Kuwaiti Television and Radio broke normal programming on that day and broadcast Recitation of the Qur'anic Verses before Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, then Minister of the Amiri Diwani Affairs, appeared at 16:48, formally announcing the Emir's passing. Sheikh Sabah's half brother, the crown prince of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf, was announced as the Emir of Kuwait. Al-Sabah was buried at Sulaibikhat cemetery alongside his family.