Famous Saudi Arabian Historical Personalities

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 1 Faisal of Saudi Arabia

Faisal of Saudi Arabia.
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Famous As: Former King of Saudi Arabia
Birthdate: April 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Riyadh
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. 

 2 Ibn Saud

Ibn Saud.
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Famous As: Monarch
Birthdate: January 15, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh
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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 3 Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
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Famous As: Former King of Saudi Arabia
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.

 4 Fahd of Saudi Arabia

Fahd of Saudi Arabia.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: August 1, 2005

 5 Uthman

Uthman.
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Famous As: Caliph
Birthdate: 0576 AD
Birthplace: Taif, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 17, 0656

 6 Saud of Saudi Arabia

Saud of Saudi Arabia.
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Famous As: Former King of Saudi Arabia
Birthdate: January 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kuwait City
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.

 7 Umar

Umar.
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Famous As: Second Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate
Birthdate: 0586 AD
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: November 3, 0644

Umar was one of the most influential and powerful Muslim caliphs in history. The father-in-law of Muhammad, the founder of Islam, Umar reigned as the second Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate from 634 to 644. During his reign, the Rashidun Caliphate expanded immensely, ruling the Sasanian Empire and much of the Byzantine Empire. Umar is revered in the Sunni tradition. 

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 8 Umar II

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

 9 Khalid of Saudi Arabia

Khalid of Saudi Arabia.
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Famous As: King of Saudi Arabia
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.

 10 Abd al-Malik

Abd al-Malik
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Famous As: Caliph
Birthdate: June 30, 0644
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: October 9, 0705

 11 Marwan I

Marwan I
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Famous As: Caliph of Damascus
Birthdate: March 28, 0623
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: May 7, 0685

 12 Al-Walid I

Al-Walid I
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 0674 AD
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: February 3, 0715

 13 Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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

 14 Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1921 AD
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 28, 2019

 15 Alauddin Husain Shah

Alauddin Husain Shah
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Famous As: Sultan
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1519 AD

 16 Prince Nayef bin Abdullah

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