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Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

1924 - 2015

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Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: عبدالله 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 4,606,058 page views. His biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is the 408th most popular politician (down from 336th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 15th 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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  • 94

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  • 4.96

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Among politicians, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 408 out of 15,577Before him are Maximilian I of Mexico, Sergey Lavrov, Caesarion, Louis X of France, Stephen I of Hungary, and Servius Tullius. After him are Charles III of Spain, Louis Bonaparte, Louis VIII of France, George III of the United Kingdom, Baibars, and Yongle Emperor.

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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, Truman Capote, Sarah Vaughan, and Jacques Le Goff. Among people deceased in 2015, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 7Before him are John Forbes Nash Jr., A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Lee Kuan Yew, Günter Grass, Omar Sharif, and Demis Roussos. After him are Christopher Lee, Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, Helmut Schmidt, B.B. King, and Anita Ekberg.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 17 out of 251Before him are Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Osama bin Laden (1957), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Muawiyah I (603), and Aminah (557). After him are Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Ibn Saud (1875), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), and Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703).

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), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Umar II (682), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Marwan I (623), and Abū Lahab (549).