KUWAIT

Al-Sabah Dynasty

GENEALOGY

1752 – 1758 Shaikh Sabah I bin Jabir, Shaikh of Kuwait. b. at Hadar, in the Aflaj region of central Arabia, ca. 1652, son of Shaikh Jabir bin Salman bin Ahmad, by his wife, Shaikha Mariam bint Faisal al-Utabi, daughter of Shaikh Faisal al-Utabi, ancestor of the Al-Khalifa family of Bahrain. He arrived in present day Kuwait during the early part of the eighteenth century. Elected as Shaikh by the chiefs and notables of Kuwait, ca. 1752. m. a sister of Shaikh Khalifa bin Muhammad bin Faisal al-Utabi, founder of the Al-Khalifa family of Bahrain. He d. before 5th September 1758, having had issue, seven sons and a daughter:
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