THE LATE AMIR
SHEIKH SABAH AL-AWAL
THE FIRST RULER OF KUWAIT ( 1718 - 1762)

Historians agree that the people of Kuwait unanimously chose Sabah bin Jaber to be their Sheikh on account of his wisdom and good standing. At this time, it was especially important to have a strong leader, a man who would protect his people and wham they could refer to in times of trouble.

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