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Faisal of Saudi Arabia

1906 - 1975

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Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: فيصل بن عبدالعزيز آل سعود Fayṣal ibn ʿAbd al ʿAzīz Āl Suʿūd, Najdi Arabic pronunciation: [fajsˤal ben ˈʕabd alʕaˈziːz ʔaːl saˈʕuːd]; 14 April 1906 – 25 March 1975) was a Saudi Arabian statesman and diplomat who was King of Saudi Arabia from 2 November 1964 until his assassination in 1975. Prior to his ascension, he served as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia from 9 November 1953 to 2 November 1964, and he was briefly regent to his half-brother King Saud in 1964. He was prime minister from 1954 to 1960 and from 1962 to 1975. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Faisal of Saudi Arabia has received more than 3,786,493 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Faisal of Saudi Arabia is the 896th most popular politician (down from 690th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 27th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Faisal of Saudi Arabia is most famous for being the king of Saudi Arabia from 1964-1975.

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Among politicians, Faisal of Saudi Arabia ranks 896 out of 15,577Before him are Thutmose II, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Wojciech Jaruzelski, Olaf Tryggvason, and Aristides. After him are Mindaugas, Sneferu, Amenhotep II, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Sergey Kirov, and Michael III.

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Among people born in 1906, Faisal of Saudi Arabia ranks 19Before him are Billy Wilder, Roberto Rossellini, Albert Hofmann, Victor Vasarely, Sergei Korolev, and Maria Goeppert Mayer. After him are Emmanuel Levinas, Sayyid Qutb, Ernst Ruska, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Henri Charrière. Among people deceased in 1975, Faisal of Saudi Arabia ranks 14Before him are Josephine Baker, Aristotle Onassis, Otto Skorzeny, Umm Kulthum, Arnold J. Toynbee, and Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. After him are Mikhail Bakhtin, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Saint-John Perse, George Paget Thomson, Josemaría Escrivá, and Graham Hill.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Faisal of Saudi Arabia ranks 34 out of 251Before him are Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Marwan I (623), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), Zayd ibn Harithah (581), Abū Lahab (549), and Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624). After him are Abu Hurairah (600), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), and Abdullah I of Jordan (1882).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Faisal of Saudi Arabia ranks 13Before him are 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). After him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), Safiyya bint Huyayy (610), Al-Walid I (668), and Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912).