Medal of the Union of Arab Historians presented to Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani
Object Name: Medal of the Union of Arab Historians
Dimensions: 540 mm (H) x 101 mm (L) x 25 mm (W) 550 mm (H), 100 mm (diam)
Medium: white metal,copper,textile
Registration Number: QM.2016.0087
In 1977, the former Amir of Qatar (1972-1995), Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, received the Medal of the Union of Arab Historians. The Union of Arab Historians, established on May 18, 1974, in Baghdad, endeavors to promote collaboration and solidarity among Arab historians across various fields of expertise.
These galleries present pivotal moments in Qatar's modern history, from 1500s to the present. These moments have made Qatar into the nation that we know today. Discover the leaders who have guided their people, the battles and events that have defined the nation and Qatar's vision for the future. The history of the nation unfolds through letters, newspapers, maps, artefacts, stamps, currency, historical photographs and testimonies of the people. They are witnesses to his crucial period, which continues to shape the development of the country and to enrichthe collective memory of the Qatari people.