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HRH Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa
صاحب السمو الملكي الأمير خليفة بن سلمان آل خليفة
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Prime Minister of Bahrain
In office
16 December 1971 – 11 November 2020
Monarch Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Deputy Jawad Al-Arrayedh
Muhammad bin Mubarak bin Hamad Al Khalifah
Preceded by Position created
Succeeded by Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
Personal details
Born (1935-11-24)24 November 1935
Jasra, Kingdom of Bahrain
Died 11 November 2020(2020-11-11) (aged 84)
Rochester, Minnesota, U.S.
Spouse(s) HH Sheikha Hessa bint Ali Al Khalifa
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His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa (24 November 1935 – 11 November 2020) was a Bahraini royal and politician. He was the unelected 1st Prime Minister of Bahrain from 1971 until his death in 2020. He was the longest-serving prime minister in the world.

Khalifa is the uncle of the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Khalifa died at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota from heart failure-related problems on 11 November 2020, just two weeks before his 85th birthday.

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