Fahd of Saudi Arabia

1921 - 2005

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Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: فهد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎ Fahd ibn ʿAbd al ʿAzīz Āl Suʿūd; 1921 or 1923 – 1 August 2005) was a Saudi Arabian politician who was King of Saudi Arabia from 13 June 1982 until his death in 2005. Prior to his ascension, he was Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia from 25 March 1975 to 13 June 1982. He was the eighth son of King Abdulaziz, the founder of modern Saudi Arabia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fahd of Saudi Arabia has received more than 2,152,175 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Fahd of Saudi Arabia is the 799th most popular politician (up from 965th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 27th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Fahd of Saudi Arabia is most famous for being the king of Saudi Arabia from 1982 to 2005.

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Among politicians, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 799 out of 15,710Before him are John I Tzimiskes, Jeroboam, Ælla of Northumbria, Cato the Younger, Magnus Maximus, and John of Bohemia. After him are Dick Cheney, Ivan VI of Russia, Nur ad-Din, Gordian III, Scipio Aemilianus, and Maxentius.

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Among people born in 1921, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 11Before him are John Rawls, Stanisław Lem, Astor Piazzolla, Suharto, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, and Michael I of Romania. After him are Yves Montand, Peter Ustinov, Joseph Beuys, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Hua Guofeng, and Sophie Scholl. Among people deceased in 2005, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 7Before him are Pope John Paul II, Rosa Parks, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, George Best, Rinus Michels, and Peter Drucker. After him are Arthur Miller, Paul Ricœur, Claude Simon, Rafic Hariri, Simon Wiesenthal, and Saul Bellow.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 30 out of 222Before him are Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Hafsa bint Umar (602), and Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539). After him are Abu Hurairah (600), Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619), Abd al-Muttalib (497), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), and Abdullah I of Jordan (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 12Before him are Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Umar II (682), Ibn Saud (1875), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), and Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906). After him are Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Abū Lahab (549), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), and Al-Walid I (668).