|House House of Thani|
|Name Mishaal Hamad|
|Born 2 July 1972 (age 43)Doha (1972-07-02) |
Father Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
Mother Mariam bint Muhammad Al Thani
Siblings Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Parents Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Mariam bint Muhammad Al-Thani
Uncles Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, Abdelaziz bin Khalifa Al Thani, Jassim bin Khalifa, Muhammed bin Khalifa
Children Abdullah bin Mishal bin Hamad Al Thani
Grandparents Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Al-Atiyyah Al Thani, Muhammad bin Hamad bin Abdullah Al Thani
Similar People Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Jasim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalif
Mishaal bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (born 2 July 1972) (Arabic: مشعل بن حمد بن خليفة الثاني ) is a member of the Royal House of Thani.
Sheikh Mishaal is the first son and oldest child of the former Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and his first wife, Sheikha Mariam bint Muhammad Al Thani.
Sheikh Mishaal was named as the crown prince on 30 June 1995 after his father became the emir. Then he began to work at the ministry of foreign affairs, heading Qatari missions. He served as crown prince until 23 October 1996 when he was replaced by his half-brother Jassim bin Hamad.
He was the chairman of the Al Rayyan Sports Club, and member of Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club (QREC). He is president of the Arab Equestrian Federation.
From the 18th of October 2016 is the Vice-Emir of Qatar.
Sheikh Mishal bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani has three sons and four daughters:
All members of his family are racehorse owners and closely involved in the Equestrian sports.