Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

1924 - 2015

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Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: عبد الله بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al ʿAzīz Āl Saʿūd, Najdi Arabic pronunciation: [ʢæbˈdɑɫ.ɫɐ ben ˈʢæbdæl ʢæˈziːz ʔæːl sæˈʢuːd]; 1 August 1924 – 23 January 2015) was King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia from 1 August 2005 until his death in 2015. Prior to his ascension, he was Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia since 13 June 1982. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has received more than 5,546,960 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 94 in 2019). Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is the 395th most popular politician (up from 404th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 17th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is most famous for being the king of Saudi Arabia, which is the richest country in the world. He was also the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

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Among politicians, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 395 out of 19,576Before him are Henry the Fowler, Georges Pompidou, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Georgy Malenkov, Abdul Hamid I, and Rüstem Pasha. After him are Scipio Africanus, Ay, Decius, Michael I of Romania, Selim III, and Charles III of Spain.

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Among people born in 1924, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 6Before him are Jimmy Carter, Marlon Brando, George H. W. Bush, Charles Aznavour, and Marcello Mastroianni. After him are Kim Dae-jung, Robert Mugabe, Eli Cohen, Süleyman Demirel, Sarah Vaughan, and Jean-François Lyotard. Among people deceased in 2015, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 7Before him are Lee Kuan Yew, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Günter Grass, John Forbes Nash Jr., Demis Roussos, and Nicholas Winton. After him are Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, and Helmut Schmidt.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 18 out of 354Before him are Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Muawiyah I (603), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Aminah (557), and Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703). After him are Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Ibn Saud (1875), Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib (570), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), and Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 5Before him are Umar (585), Uthman (574), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), and Muawiyah I (603). After him are Ibn Saud (1875), Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib (570), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Abū Lahab (549), Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), and Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580).