Category
  • Patron
Born
1959 (age 60-61) Doha, Qatar
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Experience

Profession

Politician; Inheritance and investments

Profile

Bio

Served as the 4th Prime Minister of Qatar from 2007 to 2013, and before that as Foreign Minister. He became known as an art collector when he paid a record $179.4 million for Pablo Picasso's Les Femmes d'Alger (Version O) in May, 2015. The extended Al Thani family has spent extraordinary amounts to buy the best art, antiques and jewelry and built a formidable collections. Hamad is one of the richest men in the world thanks to his family money and investments he made professionally as head of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) as well as personally.