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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s Death – Cause and Date

The world leader Zayed bin died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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Ruler and first president of the United Arab Emirates. From 1966 until his death in 2004, he was a key figure in the formation of the UAE.

He had six wives and twenty-nine children (including Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan) and was the son of Sheikha Salma bint Butti and Abu Dhabi ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifah Al Nahyan. His oldest brother, Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan, was also a ruler, as was the siblings’ grandfather Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.

How did Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan die?

His death was not unexpected following recent rumors of his ill health, but no cause of death was given.

The sheik had a kidney transplant in 2000 and was recently in London for hospital treatment before his death.

He was buried in the courtyard of the new Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

Where is he buried?

He was buried in the courtyard of the new Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi.