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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, Najdi Arabic pronunciation: [fah(aː)d ben ˈʕabd alʕaˈziːz ʔaːl saˈʕuːd]; 1920, 1921 or 1923 – 1 August 2005) was a Saudi Arabian politician who was King and Prime Minister 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 2,553,632 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Fahd of Saudi Arabia is the 912th most popular politician (down from 798th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 30th in 2019) and the 14th 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 912 out of 15,577Before him are Artaxerxes II of Persia, Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Gojong of Korea, Julius Streicher, Helmut Schmidt, and Andronikos II Palaiologos. After him are Hafizullah Amin, Cambyses I, John Quincy Adams, Elisabeth of France, Muhammad XII of Granada, and Ivan VI of Russia.

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Among people born in 1921, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 14Before him are Michael I of Romania, Suharto, John Rawls, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Yves Montand, and Hua Guofeng. After him are Joseph Beuys, Giulietta Masina, Sophie Scholl, Simone Signoret, Gunnar Nordahl, and Paulo Freire. Among people deceased in 2005, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 8Before him are Edward Heath, Rosa Parks, Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, Peter Drucker, George Best, and Claude Simon. After him are Paul Ricœur, Simon Wiesenthal, Arthur Miller, Rinus Michels, Pat Morita, and Zhao Ziyang.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 36 out of 251Before him are Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abū Lahab (549), Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Abu Hurairah (600). After him are Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Hafsa bint Umar (602), and Talhah (595).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia ranks 14Before him are Umar II (682), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Marwan I (623), Abū Lahab (549), and Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906). After him are Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), Al-Walid I (668), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), and Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582).