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 a Saudi Arabian politician and military commander who ruled as King 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. He was the tenth son of King Abdulaziz, the founder of Saudi Arabia, and the fifth of Abdulaziz's six sons who were kings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has received more than 4,033,235 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is the 336th most popular politician (up from 438th in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 16th 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 336 out of 15,710Before him are Decius, Sitting Bull, Edward VIII, Indira Gandhi, Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, and Numa Pompilius. After him are Ali Khamenei, Ahmed III, Lucius Verus, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Pertinax, and Baldwin IV of Jerusalem.

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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 Robert Mugabe, Kim Dae-jung, Truman Capote, Jean-François Lyotard, Eli Cohen, and Sarah Vaughan. Among people deceased in 2015, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 6Before him are John Forbes Nash Jr., A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Lee Kuan Yew, Günter Grass, and Christopher Lee. After him are Omar Sharif, Demis Roussos, Terry Pratchett, Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, and Anita Ekberg.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ranks 15 out of 222Before him are Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Hasan ibn Ali (624), and Osama bin Laden (1957). After him are Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Malik ibn Anas (711), Aminah (557), Umar II (682), and Ja'far al-Sadiq (702).

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), Umar II (682), Ibn Saud (1875), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921).