Famous Saudi Arabian Spiritual & Religious Leaders

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Prophet Muhammad
(Founder of Islam)

Prophet Muhammad
24
Birthdate: 0571 AD
Birthplace: Mecca, Hejaz, Arabia
Died: June 8, 0632

Prophet Muhammad was an Arab religious, political, and social leader. He is credited with founding the world's second-largest religion, Islam. He is believed to have been sent to preach and confirm the teachings of other prophets, such as Adam, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus. He is also believed to have received revelations from God, which form the verses of the Quran.

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Ali ibn Abi Talib
(1st Shia Imam (632-661))

Ali ibn Abi Talib
7
Birthdate: 0600 AD
Birthplace: Kaaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: January 28, 0661

Ali ibn Abi Talib was the son-in-law and a cousin of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. He played a key role in establishing the Muslim community by participating in almost all the battles that the nascent community fought. He ruled as the fourth caliph and is revered by Shia Muslims even today.

 3 
Abu Bakr
(1st Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate (632-634))

Abu Bakr
5
Birthdate: October 27, 0573
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: August 23, 0634

Abu Bakr was a companion and father-in-law of the founder of Islam, Muhammad. After Muhammad's death, Bakr played an important role in leading the Muslims as the first Rashidun Caliph. Under Abu Bakr’s leadership, the Muslim state expanded over the entire Arabian peninsula. Abu Bakr's work during his reign eventually led to the Muslim conquests of the Levant and Persia.

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 4 
Muhammad(Religious leader)
(Religious leader)

Muhammad(Religious leader)
4
Birthdate: April 22, 0571
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mecca
Died: June 8, 0632

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Husayn ibn Ali
5
Birthdate: April 22, 0571, 0626
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: September 30, 0680

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Hasan ibn Ali
(2nd Shia Imam (661-670))

Hasan ibn Ali
4
Birthdate: December 1, 0624
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: April 2, 0670

Hasan ibn Ali was the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, the founder of Islam. He was born to Muhammad's daughter Fatimah and Ali. Hasan is often referred to as the second Imam by the Shia Muslims. He was known for his kindness, knowledge, bravery, and tolerance.

Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
4
Birthdate: 1703 AD
Birthplace: Al Uyaynah, Saudi Arabia
Died: June 22, 1792
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 8 

Ali ibn Hussayn
3
Birthdate: January 4, 0659
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kufa
Died: October 20, 0713

Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais
5
Birthdate: February 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riyadh

 10 

Muhammad al-Baqir
3
Birthdate: May 10, 0677
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medina
Died: January 28, 0733

 11 
Al-Walid I
(Prince)

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

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Hasan al-Basri
3
Birthdate: 0642 AD
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: 0728 AD