Find out more about the greatest Saudi Arabians, including Al-Waleed bin Talal, Ibn Saud, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Osama Bin Laden and Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel.

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.
Ibn SaudIbn Saud

15 January 1876

Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

01 August 1924

Al-Waleed bin TalalAl-Waleed bin Talal
(Business magnate)

07 March 1955

Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden

10 March 1957

Mohammed bin SalmanMohammed bin Salman
(Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia)

31 August 1985

Prophet MuhammadProphet Muhammad
(Founder of Islam)

22 April 0571

Hassan JameelHassan Jameel
(Billionaire Businessman, Ex-Boyfriend of Rihanna)

22 October 1988

Princess Ameerah Al-TaweelPrincess Ameerah Al-Taweel
(Saudi Arabian Princess)

06 November 1983

Waleed AbulkhairWaleed Abulkhair
(Saudi Arabian lawyer)

17 June 1979

Dyler TvDyler Tv

15 May 2001

Abu BakrAbu Bakr

27 October 0573


0586 AD

Faisal of Saudi ArabiaFaisal of Saudi Arabia

14 April 1906

Husayn ibn AliHusayn ibn Ali

08 January 0626

Mohammad Al-SahlawiMohammad Al-Sahlawi
(Saudi Arabian footballer)

10 January 1987

Muhammad bin NayefMuhammad bin Nayef

30 August 1959

Fahd of Saudi ArabiaFahd of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

16 March 1921

Hasan ibn AliHasan ibn Ali

04 March 0625

Muawiyah IMuawiyah I
(Caliph of Damascus)

0602 AD

Fahad Al-MuwalladFahad Al-Muwallad
(Saudi footballer)

14 September 1994

Faisal I of IraqFaisal I of Iraq

20 May 1883

Khalid A. Al-FalihKhalid A. Al-Falih

1960 AD

Salem Al-DawsariSalem Al-Dawsari

19 August 1991

Adnan KhashoggiAdnan Khashoggi

25 July 1935

Abdul Rahman Al-SudaisAbdul Rahman Al-Sudais

10 February 1960

Saud of Saudi ArabiaSaud of Saudi Arabia

15 January 1902

Saad HaririSaad Hariri

18 April 1970

Khalid of Saudi ArabiaKhalid of Saudi Arabia

13 February 1913

Abdullah I of JordanAbdullah I of Jordan
(Former King of Jordan)

31 January 1882

Omar bin LadenOmar bin Laden
(One of the sons of Osama bin Laden)

1981 AD

Yahya Al-ShehriYahya Al-Shehri
(Saudi Arabian footballer)

26 June 1990

Abu Sufyan ibn HarbAbu Sufyan ibn Harb

01 September 0560

Mohammed Hussein Al AmoudiMohammed Hussein Al Amoudi

21 July 1946

Talal of JordanTalal of Jordan

26 February 1909

Majed AbdullahMajed Abdullah
(Football striker)

01 November 1959

Umar IIUmar II

02 November 0682

Sami Al-JaberSami Al-Jaber
(Football striker)

11 December 1972

Mukhtar AliMukhtar Ali

30 October 1997

Uthman ibn AffanUthman ibn Affan

0579 AD

Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib

0601 AD

Imam ShamilImam Shamil
(Political leader)

26 June 1797

Muhammad al-BaqirMuhammad al-Baqir

10 May 0677

Marwan IMarwan I
(Caliph of Damascus)

20 March 0623

Saints Cosmas and DamianSaints Cosmas and Damian

0200 AD

Ibn al-KhattabIbn al-Khattab

14 April 1969

Yasser Al-QahtaniYasser Al-Qahtani

10 October 1982

Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudFaisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

25 December 1970

Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al SaudNayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
(poet, politician)

1933 AD

Khalid bin Faisal Al SaudKhalid bin Faisal Al Saud

24 February 1940

Bandar bin SultanBandar bin Sultan

02 March 1949

Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSaud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
(Politician, Diplomat)

02 January 1940

Sulaiman Abdul Aziz Al RajhiSulaiman Abdul Aziz Al Rajhi
(entrepreneur, banker)

1920 AD

Ibn Saud of Saudi ArabiaIbn Saud of Saudi Arabia

15 January 1876

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al SaudSalman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

31 December 1935

Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al SaudBandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

1921 AD

Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al SaudAhmed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

1942 AD

Ahmed Zaki YamaniAhmed Zaki Yamani

30 June 1930

Khadijah bint KhuwaylidKhadijah bint Khuwaylid
(Muhammad's ex-wife)

0555 AD

Mohamed Bin Issa Al JaberMohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber

1959 AD

Yeslam bin LadinYeslam bin Ladin

19 October 1950

Muhammad ibn Abd-al-WahhabMuhammad ibn Abd-al-Wahhab
(Religious leader)

1703 AD

Saud bin Abdul Muhsin Al SaudSaud bin Abdul Muhsin Al Saud

1947 AD

Aisha bint Abu BakrAisha bint Abu Bakr
(Muhammad's wife)

0605 AD

Sultan, Crown Prince of Saudi ArabiaSultan, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia
(Deputy Prime Minister)

05 January 1924

Yasin al-QadiYasin al-Qadi

23 February 1955

Fatima bint MuhammadFatima bint Muhammad
(Ali's wife)

27 July 0609

`Abd Allah ibn `Abbas`Abd Allah ibn `Abbas
(Islamic prophet)

0619 AD

Ali ibn HussaynAli ibn Hussayn

04 January 0659

`Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib`Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib

0568 AD

Abu Talib ibn ‘Abdu’l-MuttalibAbu Talib ibn ‘Abdu’l-Muttalib
(leader of Banu Hashim)

0539 AD

Ameera Al-TaweelAmeera Al-Taweel

06 November 1983