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Hamdan is a name of Arab
Arab
Arab people, also known as Arabs , are a panethnicity primarily living in the Arab world, which is located in Western Asia and North Africa. They are identified as such on one or more of genealogical, linguistic, or cultural grounds, with tribal affiliations, and intra-tribal relationships playing...

 origin. Among people named Hamdan include:
  • Al-Hamdan
    Al-Hamdan
    Al-Hamdan or Hamdan is a famous Druze family. They were banished from Lebanon after the Battle of Ain Dara in 1711 and were among the first to migrate to Jabal ad-Duruz in Southern Syria. But half of them stayed in Lebanon, and many where known to be from the government and men of law, and they...

    , famous Druze
    Druze
    The Druze are an esoteric, monotheistic religious community, found primarily in Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan, which emerged during the 11th century from Ismailism. The Druze have an eclectic set of beliefs that incorporate several elements from Abrahamic religions, Gnosticism, Neoplatonism...

     family
  • Salim Ahmed Hamdan
    Salim Ahmed Hamdan
    Salim Ahmed Hamdan is a Yemeni man, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan, and imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay. He admits to being Osama bin Laden's personal driver claiming he needed the $200 monthly salary that came with the job....

    , Yemeni Guantanamo detainee, driver and bodyguard of Osama bin Laden
  • Gibran Hamdan
    Gibran Hamdan
    Gibran Latif Hamdan is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League and NFL Europa. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2003 NFL Draft...

    , quarterback for the Buffalo Bills
  • Mustafa Hamdan
    Mustafa Hamdan
    Mustafa Hamdan was the head of the Lebanese Presidential Guard brigade.On 28 August 2005, he was arrested along with 3 other Lebanese generals during the investigation of the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was killed on 14 February 2005 in a massive explosion...

    , Lebanese general, head of the Presidential Guard
  • Jamal al-Din Hamdan
    Jamal al-Din Hamdan
    Jamal al-Din Hamdan was a Lebanese Druze Sheikh living in the nineteenth century in Mount Lebanon.Following the Lebanese civil war of 1859-1860, Hamdan was sentenced to death by the Ottoman Turkish authorities alongside ten other Druze sheikhs : Sa'id Jumblat, Hussein Talhuq, As'ad Talhuq, Qasim...

    , 19th century Lebanese Druze Sheikh
  • Anwar Hamdan Muhammed Al-Noor, former Guantanamo detainee
  • Gassan Hamdan
    Gassan Hamdan
    Gassan Hamdan is an Iraqi scholar, poet and translator.He is noted for having translated poems of legendary poets such as Rumi, Forough Farrokhzad, Sohrab Sepehri and Ahmad Shamlou into the Arabic language.-Notes:...

    , Iraqi scholar, poet and translator
  • Hamdan Mohamad
    Hamdan Mohamad
    Tan Sri Hamdan Mohamad is one of several Bumiputera businessmen who spearheaded Malaysian companies to overseas nations. He is an Executive Director, President and Chief Executive of Ranhill Berhad. He joined Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn Bhd in 1981 and was appointed to the Board of Ranhill on 15 November...

    , Malaysian businessman
  • Hamdan Odha Al-Bishi, Saudi Arabian sprinter


Sheikh Hamdan (Prince Hamdan) may refer to:
  • Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
    Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
    Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the United Arab Emirates . He is the second son of the late ruler, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum ....

    , Deputy Ruler of Dubai
  • Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Sheikh Hamdan's nephew, Crown Prince of Dubai
  • Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
    Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
    His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is a United Arab Emirati politician and royalty. He is the current Ruler 's Representative in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, the mayor of the region.-Biography:...

     (born 1963) son of Zayed II of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirati politician
  • Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan
    Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan
    Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan was a United Arab Emirati politician and distant cousin of the founder of UAE, the first President, late HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who was also the emir of Abu Dhabi emirate.-External links:*...

     (1930-1989?) United Arab Emirati politician


Other:
  • Banu Hamdan
    Banu Hamdan
    Banu Hamdan is a well known Yemeni clan since the 1st millennium BCE, it was mentioned in Sabaic inscriptions as qayls of Hashid, who later acquired control over a part of Bakil and finally gave their clan name to a tribal confederation including Hashid and Bakil.-Hashid and Bakil:Today still in...

    , ancient Yemen
    Yemen
    The Republic of Yemen , commonly known as Yemen , is a country located in the Middle East, occupying the southwestern to southern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north, the Red Sea to the west, and Oman to the east....

    i tribal confederation
  • Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
    Hamdan v. Rumsfeld
    Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, 548 U.S. 557 , is a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that military commissions set up by the Bush administration to try detainees at Guantanamo Bay lack "the power to proceed because its structures and procedures violate both the Uniform Code of Military...

    , US Supreme Court case involving Salim Ahmed Hamdan