House of Maktoum

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The House of Maktoum (Arabic: آل مكتوم Āl Maktūm) is the ruling royal family of the Emirate of Dubai, and one of the six ruling families of the United Arab Emirates. The family is a branch of the Bani Yas clan (a lineage the family shares with the Al Nahyan dynasty of Abu Dhabi), which is a branch of the Al Bu Falasah section of the Bani Yas, a tribal federation that was the dominant power through the region that now forms the United Arab Emirates.

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House of Maktoum
Parent houseAl Bu Falasah
CountryUnited Arab Emirates
  • 9 July 1833
  • 189 years ago
FounderMaktoum bin Butti
Current headMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Style(s)His/Her Highness