Hamad bin Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
|Died||13 September 2012|
|Occupation||Chief of Qatari police force, Founder and owner of HBK, Founder of HKH|
Hamad bin Khalid bin Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani (حمد بن خالد بن حمد بن عبد الله آل ثاني) (1952 – 13 September 2012) was a Qatari entrepreneur and Chief of the Qatari police forces. He was a member of the House of Thani and cousin of the former Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Early life and education
Hamad Al Thani was born in 1952 at the Al Rayyan Palace in Doha, Qatar. He is the eldest child of Emir Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah and Emira Mariam. After a coup, his uncle Emir Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani became the 8th Emir of Qatar, and appointed his father as the minister of interior in 1972, where he remained until 1989. Through his father, Hamad Al Thani is also a great-grandson of the 3rd Emir of Qatar, Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani, and a first cousin of the former and 9th Emir, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Hamad Al Thani began his education in Qatar and later attended Sandhurst Military Academy in England.
Hamad Al Thani was deputy commander of the Qatar armed forces from 1973 to 1978. In 1978 he became the chief of the Qatari police forces, where he remained until 1988.
He founded in 1973, and is owner of, the company Hamad Bin Khalid Power Cleaning (HBK Power Cleaning W.L.L). Hamad Al Thani also established construction company with his business partner named HKH General Contracting W.L.L in 1995 http://www.hkhqatar.com
HKH General Contractors is now referred to as HKH Contracting and has gone on to be a big player in the market after its management was largely controlled by Sheikh Hamad's son, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad Al Thani
Sheikh Hamad is the eldest son of Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani and is married and has five sons and three daughters. His eldest son, Sheikh Abdulrahman bin Hamad bin Khalid Al Thani plays a prominent role in the army and is involved in his fathers contracting company, HKH General Contractors. Sheikh Hamad had lung cancer and died in 2012; he was buried in the Sheikhs' graveyard opposite to his fathers palace in Al Rayyan district of Doha.
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