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Monday May 6, 1918 to Tuesday Nov 2, 2004

United Arab Emirates

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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the Ruler of Abu Dhabi for more than 30 years. He was the founding father and the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates, becoming the Union's first President, a post which he held for a period of almost 33 years. He is popularly referred to in the UAE as the Father of the Nation.

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