Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

1924 - 2015

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: عبدالله بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود‎, 'Abd Allāh ibn 'Abd al-'Azīz Āl Sa‘ūd, Najdi Arabic pronunciation: [ʢæbˈdɑɫ.ɫɐ ben ˈʢæbdæl ʢæˈziːz ʔæːl sæˈʢuːd]; 1 August 1924 – 23 January 2015) was King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques from the death of his half-brother, King Fahd, on 1 August 2005 until his own death in 2015.Abdullah, like Fahd, was one of the many sons of Ibn Saud, the founder of modern Saudi Arabia. Abdullah held important political posts throughout most of his adult life. In 1961 he became mayor of Mecca, his first public office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has received more than 3,337,616 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 443rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 439 out of 14,801Before him are Menachem Begin, Alexander IV of Macedon, Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor, Arcadius, Syngman Rhee, and Servius Tullius. After him are Shivaji, Mustafa III, Hatice Sultan, Robert Schuman, Valerian, and Goliath.

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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, Süleyman Demirel, Robert Mugabe, Jean-François Lyotard, Truman Capote, and Sarah Vaughan. Among people deceased in 2015, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 8Before him are Lee Kuan Yew, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Günter Grass, Christopher Lee, Omar Sharif, and Demis Roussos. After him are Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, Süleyman Demirel, Terry Pratchett, Anita Ekberg, and Henning Mankell.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 16 out of 174Before him are Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Hasan ibn Ali (624), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Osama bin Laden (1957), and Bilal ibn Rabah (580). After him are Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Ibn Saud (1875), Malik ibn Anas (711), and Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 5Before him are Umar (585), Uthman (574), Muawiyah I (603), and Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935). After him are Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Ibn Saud (1875), Umar II (682), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Marwan I (623), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), and Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580).

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