Famous Saudi Arabian Emperors & Kings

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Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
(King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia)

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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Birthdate: December 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Faisal of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1964-75))

Faisal of Saudi Arabia
11
Birthdate: April 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: March 25, 1975

Faisal of Saudi Arabia was King of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975. He was the son of King Abdulaziz and his wife, Tarfa. During his father’s reign, he was given numerous responsibilities of political significance. After coming to power, he implemented a series of modern reforms and issued a decree for the total abolition of slavery. 

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Uthman
(Caliph)

Uthman
5
Birthdate: 0576 AD
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 17, 0656
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Fahd of Saudi Arabia
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Birthdate: March 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: August 1, 2005

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Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
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Birthdate: August 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd (now Saudi Arabia)
Died: January 23, 2015
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, or Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, was the king of Saudi Arabia and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from 2005 to 2015. One of King Abdulaziz’s sons, he also led the Saudi Arabian National Guard. He was once the world’s third-wealthiest head of state.

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Ibn Saud
(King of Saudi Arabia (1932-53))

Ibn Saud
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Birthdate: January 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: November 9, 1953

Ibn Saud, or King Abdulaziz, was the founder and first monarch of Saudi Arabia. He oversaw the discovery of petroleum and the subsequent oil production in his country. He annexed the kingdoms of central and northern Arabia and ruled for over 20 years. He sired countless children, including 45 sons.

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Khalid of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia)

Khalid of Saudi Arabia
5
Birthdate: February 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 13, 1982

Khalid of Saudi Arabia reigned as the king of Saudi Arabia from 1975 until his death in 1982. One of the sons of the founder of modern Saudi Arabia, Khalid represented the country abroad as a diplomat. In 1943, he played a key role in establishing diplomatic relations between the United States of America and Saudi Arabia.

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Abdullah I of Jordan
3
Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 20, 1951

 9 
Faisal I of Iraq
(King of Iraq (1921-33))

Faisal I of Iraq
5
Birthdate: May 20, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: September 8, 1933
Faisal I, the first king of Iraq, led a new wave of Arab nationalism during World War I. Son of the Grand Sharif of Mecca, Hussein bin Ali, Faisal united the Shias and Sunnis. His friendship with Britain led to several treaties, including Iraq’s membership in the League of Nations.

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Saud of Saudi Arabia
(King of Saudi Arabia (1953-64))

Saud of Saudi Arabia
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Birthdate: January 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Died: February 23, 1969
Modernization of his country’s educational and medical facilities was the chief aim of Saudi Arabian king Saud, son of Ibn Saud. However, amid internal conflict and tension in his country, he was deposed while abroad for medical treatment, and his brother, Faisal took over as the new king.

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Umar II
(Caliph)

Umar II
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Birthdate: November 2, 0682
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0720 AD

 12 
Talal of Jordan
(Former King of Jordan)

Talal of Jordan
3
Birthdate: February 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 7, 1972

Hussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
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Birthdate: 1853 AD
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: June 4, 1931
Hussein bin Ali Sharif had been the emir of Mecca and the king of Hejaz. While leading the Arab rebellion against the Ottomans, he had declared himself the “king of the Arab countries.” Later, he proclaimed himself the caliph but had to abdicate in the face of Ibn Saud’s attack.

 14 
Marwan I
(Caliph of Damascus)

Marwan I
3
Birthdate: March 28, 0623
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: May 7, 0685

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Sultan bin Abdulaziz
(Was the Saudi defense minister from 1963 to 2011 and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia from 2005 to 2011)

Sultan bin Abdulaziz
3
Birthdate: January 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: October 22, 2011

Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
2
Birthdate: 1934 AD
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 16, 2012

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Alauddin Husain Shah
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1519 AD

Prince Nayef bin Abdullah
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Birthdate: November 14, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: October 12, 1983