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.
Mohammed bin SalmanMohammed bin Salman
31 August 1985
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
0586 AD
Second Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate

Abu BakrAbu Bakr
27 October 0573
Companion of Muhammad

Hasan ibn AliHasan ibn Ali
01 December 0624
Imam, Grandson of Prophet Muhammad

Ibn SaudIbn Saud
15 January 1876

Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
0602 AD
Founder of the Umayyad 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

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

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

Lisa EilbacherLisa Eilbacher
05 May 1956

Khalid of Saudi ArabiaKhalid of Saudi Arabia
13 February 1913
King of Saudi Arabia

Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib
15 September 0601
Prophet of Islam
Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden
10 March 1957

Prophet MuhammadProphet Muhammad
22 April 0571
Founder of Islam

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
Princess Ameerah Al-TaweelPrincess Ameerah Al-Taweel
06 November 1983
Saudi Arabian Princess

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

Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali
31 December 0626
Jamal KhashoggiJamal Khashoggi
13 October 1958

0615 AD
Daughter of Muḥammad
Saad HaririSaad Hariri
18 April 1970

Khalid ibn al-WalidKhalid ibn al-Walid
0592 AD
Military commander

Omar bin LadenOmar bin Laden
01 March 1981
One of the sons of Osama bin Laden
Melora WaltersMelora Walters
21 October 1960

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Muhammad bin NayefMuhammad bin Nayef
30 August 1959
Fahd of Saudi ArabiaFahd of Saudi Arabia
16 March 1921

Muhammad ibn Abd al-WahhabMuhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab
1703 AD

Abu Sufyan ibn HarbAbu Sufyan ibn Harb
01 September 0560

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
1853 AD
Marwan IMarwan I
28 March 0623
Caliph of Damascus
Umar IIUmar II
02 November 0682

Malik ibn AnasMalik ibn Anas
0711 AD

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
02 February 1882

Abd Allah ibn al-ZubayrAbd Allah ibn al-Zubayr
30 April 0624
Military Commander
Muhammad al-BaqirMuhammad al-Baqir
10 May 0677

Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
1920 AD
entrepreneur, banker

Al-Hajjaj ibn YusufAl-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf
0661 AD

Al-Walid IAl-Walid I
0674 AD

Uthman ibn AffanUthman ibn Affan
0579 AD
Saints Cosmas and DamianSaints Cosmas and Damian
0200 AD

Talal of JordanTalal of Jordan
26 February 1909
Amr ibn al-AsAmr ibn al-As
14 February 0585
Military commander

Abd al-Aziz ibn BazAbd al-Aziz ibn Baz
21 November 1910

Ibn AbbasIbn Abbas
0619 AD
Companion of Muḥammad
Hasan al-BasriHasan al-Basri
0642 AD

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

Yeslam bin LadinYeslam bin Ladin
19 October 1950

Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al SaudNayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1934 AD

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSaud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
02 January 1940

Bandar bin SultanBandar bin Sultan
02 March 1949
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSalman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
31 December 1935

Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
17 November 1958

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

Khalid bin Faisal Al SaudKhalid bin Faisal Al Saud
24 February 1940
Majed AbdullahMajed Abdullah
01 November 1959
Football striker

Imam ShamilImam Shamil
26 June 1797
Political leader
Ahmed Zaki YamaniAhmed Zaki Yamani
30 June 1930

Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1942 AD

Hasan ibn ThabitHasan ibn Thabit
0563 AD
Sami Al-JaberSami Al-Jaber
11 December 1972
Football striker

Salem Al-DawsariSalem Al-Dawsari
19 August 1991
Khalid A. Al-FalihKhalid A. Al-Falih
1960 AD

Khadijah bint KhuwaylidKhadijah bint Khuwaylid
0555 AD
First Wife of Prophet Muhammad

Yasser Al-QahtaniYasser Al-Qahtani
10 October 1982
Abdul Rahman Al-SudaisAbdul Rahman Al-Sudais
10 February 1960

Mukhtar AliMukhtar Ali
30 October 1997
Alauddin Husain ShahAlauddin Husain Shah

Fahad Al-MuwalladFahad Al-Muwallad
14 September 1994
Saudi footballer

Mohammad Al-SahlawiMohammad Al-Sahlawi
10 January 1987
Saudi Arabian footballer

Sulaiman S. OlayanSulaiman S. Olayan
05 November 1918
Mohamed Bin Issa Al JaberMohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber
1959 AD
Aisha bint Abi BakrAisha bint Abi Bakr
Muhammad's wife

Abdul Rahman MunifAbdul Rahman Munif
29 May 1933

Al-Muhallab ibn Abi SufraAl-Muhallab ibn Abi Sufra
0632 AD

Yahya Al-ShehriYahya Al-Shehri
26 June 1990
Saudi Arabian footballer
Wasil ibn AtaWasil ibn Ata
0700 AD

David ReubeniDavid Reubeni
1490 AD

Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al SaudBandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
1921 AD

Shaykh AhmadShaykh Ahmad
30 April 1753
Religious leader

Sultan, Crown Prince of Saudi ArabiaSultan, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
05 January 1924
Deputy Prime Minister
Saud bin Abdul Muhsin Al SaudSaud bin Abdul Muhsin Al Saud
1947 AD

Muhammad ibn Abd-al-WahhabMuhammad ibn Abd-al-Wahhab
1703 AD
Religious leader
Yasin al-QadiYasin al-Qadi
23 February 1955

Fatima bint MuhammadFatima bint Muhammad
27 July 0609
Ali's wife
Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudNayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
1933 AD
poet, politician
Thoraya ObaidThoraya Obaid
02 March 1945
Executive Director