Timeline of Dubai

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Dubai , United Arab Emirates.

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21st century

2000s

2010s

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Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum is an Emirati royal who is the senior wife and consort of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. They were married on 26 April 1979. She is the mother of 12 of her husband's thirty children, including his heir apparent, Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai.

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum</span> Emirati businessman (born 1958)

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum</span> Crown Prince of Dubai (born 1982)

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum</span> Emirati politician (1945–2021)

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum was an Emirati politician, the deputy ruler of Dubai and the minister of finance and industry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was the second son of the late ruler Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum was the head of the UAE's delegation at the International Monetary Fund and the OPEC Fund.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">House of Maktoum</span> Royal family in the United Arab Emirates

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Rashid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum</span> Prince of Emirate of Dubai (1981–2015)

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The House of Al Falasi is both a name of a tribe and a name of its Al Maktoum branch.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum</span> Minister of Finance of the United Arab Emirates

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The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) was founded on May 19, 2007 by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed stated that the money is meant to bridge the knowledge gap between the Arab region and the developed world, improving the standard of education and research in the region, developing leadership programs for youth, and stimulating job creation.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Majid bin Mohammed Al Maktoum</span> Emiri prince

Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is a member of the House of Al Falasi, a branch of the House of Maktoum, the ruling royal family of the Emirate of Dubai. He is the fifth son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Emir of Dubai.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Museum of the Future</span> Exhibition space in the UAE

The World Happiness Council is a think tank of politicians and researchers based in the United Arab Emirates, intended to promote happiness and subjective well-being through the identification of public policy for policymakers worldwide and the standardization of happiness as a measure to guide governments.

Mona Ghanem Al Marri is a government media official in the United Arab Emirates.

The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) is a philanthropic foundation based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). MBRGI was launched in 2015, consolidating some 33 philanthropic initiatives undertaken by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, over the past two and more decades.

Events in the year 2021 in the United Arab Emirates.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum (born 1983)</span> Sheikha

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority and a member of Dubai Council. She is also the vice chairman of Emirates Literature Foundation, a board member of Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives and honorary president of the Association of Graduates of Zayed University in Dubai.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Maktoum</span> Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai

Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is an Emirati royal and politician who serves as Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai, chairman of the Dubai Media Council, president of the UAE National Olympic Committee (NOC), and chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF).

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