09 December, 2008

Rulers of the UAE, and the 7 emirates

Check it out.

From the mainsite, Rulers.org ::
This site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1700 in most cases. Also included are the subdivisions of various countries (the links are at the bottom of the respective country entries).


BuJassem said...

u realise this is an EXCELLENT site!!! thanks very much for sharing. they even noted that sheikh maktoum (allah yer7ama) was the first prime minister of the UAE, a fact very few ppl know :)

Harsha said...

cant see the page

Nature Strikes Back said...

This is amazing ... and I know a lot of other people who will find this site really useful! Thank you.

Anonymous said...

Gr8 Site Thank you!


Lirun said...

with oil prices avalanching - does anyone care to speak about the impact on the UAE economies?

rosh said...

Neat site. Could help, if something of this sort is incorporated into non-public school curriculum. It's strange - kids attend schools *in* the UAE, learn about history, geography and political system of foreign nations (based on international affiliations), often countries they may never reside.

As far as I know, aside the UAE national anthem there is hardly anything about UAE/GCC history, geography, social ways or political set up in most private or international school curriculum.

Perhaps a positive step toward better awareness.

Lirun said...

sorry for the late night sloppy quasi highjacking attempt.. :)

it is an impressive site indeed..

secretdubai said...

Wow - they actually list Mani bin Rashid - I bet he doesn't get a mention in the UAE's own official records ;)

And the relative newness of Dubai is apparent, though disappointingly they don't mention other former independent emirates other than Kalba.

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