The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), categorized as a World Bank high-income economy with a high Human Development Index, is the only Arab country to be part of the G-20 major economies. Not surprisingly, it is the homeland of several billionaires like businessman Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi who is one of the richest Saudi Arabian citizens in the world and the second richest black person in the world. Another millionaire Maan Abdul Wahed Al-Sanea is famous not just for his vast fortunes, but also for the several educational and charitable facilities he founded. Also famous for its intellectuals and Islamic scholars, the nation has produced the likes of diplomat and author Ghazi Abdul Rahman Al Gosaibi who was considered among Saudi Arabia's topmost technocrats since the mid-1970s. Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Baz, an Islamic scholar and a leading proponent of the Salafi form of Islam served as the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia from 1993 until his death in 1999. Even though the nation is known for its limitations on women’s rights, women like Samia al-Amoudi, Samira Khashoggi, and Wajeha al-Huwaider have challenged the patriarchal society to emerge as successful professionals in diverse fields. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Saudi Arabians.
Prophet MuhammadProphet Muhammad
0571 AD
Founder of Islam
Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
10 March 1957
Terrorist

Mohammed bin SalmanMohammed bin Salman
31 August 1985
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib
15 September 0601
Prophet of Islam

Abu BakrAbu Bakr
27 October 0573
Companion of Muhammad

UmarUmar
0586 AD
Second Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate
Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia
01 August 1924
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia
14 April 1906
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Ibn SaudIbn Saud
15 January 1876
Monarch
Hasan ibn AliHasan ibn Ali
01 December 0624
Imam, Grandson of Prophet Muhammad

Adnan KhashoggiAdnan Khashoggi
25 July 1935
Businessman
Hassan JameelHassan Jameel
22 October 1988
Billionaire Businessman, Ex-Boyfriend of Rihanna

Muhammad bin Nayef Al SaudMuhammad bin Nayef Al Saud
30 August 1959
Former Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
05 May 1956
Actress

Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
0602 AD
Founder of the Umayyad Caliphate

Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq
20 May 1885
King of Iraq

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia
15 January 1902
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Al-Waleed bin TalalAl-Waleed bin Talal
07 March 1955
Business magnate

Khalid of Saudi ArabiaKhalid of Saudi Arabia
13 February 1913
King of Saudi Arabia
Princess Ameerah Al-TaweelPrincess Ameerah Al-Taweel
06 November 1983
Saudi Arabian Princess

Fai KhadraFai Khadra
09 September 1991
Kendall Jenner's Rumoured Boyfriend
Waleed AbulkhairWaleed Abulkhair
17 June 1979
Saudi Arabian lawyer

Dyler TvDyler Tv
15 May 2001
Vlogger

Jamal KhashoggiJamal Khashoggi
13 October 1958
Journalist
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSalman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
31 December 1935
 

Aisha bint Abu BakrAisha bint Abu Bakr
0605 AD
Muhammad's wife
Fatimah bint MuhammadFatimah bint Muhammad
0615 AD
Daughter of Muḥammad

Khadīja bint KhuwaylidKhadīja bint Khuwaylid
0555 AD
Muhammad's wife

Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali
31 December 0626
Imam
Muhammad(Religious leader)Muhammad(Religious leader)
22 April 0571
Religious leader

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Khalid ibn al-WalidKhalid ibn al-Walid
0592 AD
Military commander
Uthman ibn AffanUthman ibn Affan
0579 AD
Caliph

Fahd of Saudi ArabiaFahd of Saudi Arabia
16 March 1921
King

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
02 February 1882
King

Muhammad ibn Abd al-WahhabMuhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
1703 AD
Theologian
Ja'far al-SadiqJa'far al-Sadiq
23 April 0702
Scholar
Talal of JordanTalal of Jordan
26 February 1909
King

Omar bin LadenOmar bin Laden
01 March 1981
One of the sons of Osama bin Laden

Melora WaltersMelora Walters
21 October 1960
Actress

Abdul Rahman Al-SudaisAbdul Rahman Al-Sudais
10 February 1960
imam
Malik ibn AnasMalik ibn Anas
0711 AD
Jurist

Abu Sufyan ibn HarbAbu Sufyan ibn Harb
01 September 0560
Warrior

Abu Talib ibn ‘Abdu’l-MuttalibAbu Talib ibn ‘Abdu’l-Muttalib
0539 AD
leader of Banu Hashim

Ahmed Zaki YamaniAhmed Zaki Yamani
30 June 1930
Politician

Ali ibn HussaynAli ibn Hussayn
04 January 0659
Imam
Umar IIUmar II
02 November 0682
Caliph

Abd al-MalikAbd al-Malik
30 June 0644
Caliph
Saad HaririSaad Hariri
18 April 1970
Politician

Al-Hajjaj ibn YusufAl-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf
0661 AD
Governor

Muhammad al-BaqirMuhammad al-Baqir
10 May 0677
Imam
Abd al-Aziz ibn BazAbd al-Aziz ibn Baz
21 November 1910
Scholar

Marwan IMarwan I
28 March 0623
Caliph of Damascus
Sultan bin AbdulazizSultan bin Abdulaziz
05 January 1928
Politician

Sultan ibn Salman Al SaudSultan ibn Salman Al Saud
27 June 1956
Pilot

Abd Allah ibn al-ZubayrAbd Allah ibn al-Zubayr
30 April 0624
Military Commander

Imam ShamilImam Shamil
26 June 1797
Political leader

Amr ibn al-AsAmr ibn al-As
14 February 0585
Military commander
Al-Walid IAl-Walid I
0674 AD
Prince

Ibn AbbasIbn Abbas
0619 AD
Companion of Muḥammad

Hasan al-BasriHasan al-Basri
0642 AD
Imam

Mohammed Hussein Al AmoudiMohammed Hussein Al Amoudi
21 July 1946
businessperson
Ibn al-KhattabIbn al-Khattab
14 April 1969
Mujahid

Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
1920 AD
entrepreneur, banker
Ibn IsḥāqIbn Isḥāq
0704 AD
Historian

Bandar bin SultanBandar bin Sultan
02 March 1949
 

Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al SaudNayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1934 AD
Prince
Saints Cosmas and DamianSaints Cosmas and Damian
0200 AD
Martyr

`Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib`Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib
0568 AD
Merchant
Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
17 November 1958
Businessman

Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudFaisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
25 December 1970
Politician

Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1942 AD
politician
Khalid bin Faisal Al SaudKhalid bin Faisal Al Saud
24 February 1940
Politician

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSaud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
02 January 1940
Politician
Yeslam bin LadinYeslam bin Ladin
19 October 1950
 

Majed AbdullahMajed Abdullah
01 November 1959
Football striker

Khalid A. Al-FalihKhalid A. Al-Falih
1960 AD
entrepreneur

Hasan ibn ThabitHasan ibn Thabit
0563 AD
Poet
Sami Al-JaberSami Al-Jaber
11 December 1972
Football striker
Al-WāqidīAl-Wāqidī
10 September 0747
Arabian historian

Alauddin Husain ShahAlauddin Husain Shah
Sultan

Salem Al-DawsariSalem Al-Dawsari
19 August 1991
Footballer

Fahad Al-MuwalladFahad Al-Muwallad
14 September 1994
Saudi footballer
Prince Nayef bin AbdullahPrince Nayef bin Abdullah
14 November 1914
King

Abdallah ibn Sa'dAbdallah ibn Sa'd
Governor of Egypt

Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al SaudBandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1921 AD
King

Yasser Al-QahtaniYasser Al-Qahtani
10 October 1982
Footballer

Mukhtar AliMukhtar Ali
30 October 1997
Footballer
Mohammad Al-SahlawiMohammad Al-Sahlawi
10 January 1987
Saudi Arabian footballer

Abdul Rahman MunifAbdul Rahman Munif
29 May 1933
Novelist
Sulaiman S. OlayanSulaiman S. Olayan
05 November 1918
Businessman

Wasil ibn AtaWasil ibn Ata
0700 AD
Theologian
Al-Muhallab ibn Abi SufraAl-Muhallab ibn Abi Sufra
0632 AD
General
Shaykh AhmadShaykh Ahmad
30 April 1753
Religious leader