Ibn Saud

1875 - 1953

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Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud (Arabic: عبد العزيز بن عبد الرحمن آل سعود, romanized: ʿAbd al ʿAzīz bin ʿAbd ar Raḥman Āl Suʿūd; 15 January 1875 – 9 November 1953), known in the West as Ibn Saud (Arabic: ابن سعود; Ibn Suʿūd), was an Arab political and religious leader who founded Saudi Arabia – the third Saudi state – and reigned as its first king from 23 September 1932 until his death in 1953. He had ruled parts of the kingdom since 1902, having previously been Emir, Sultan, and King of Nejd, and King of Hejaz. Ibn Saud was the son of Abdul Rahman bin Faisal, Emir of Nejd, and Sara bint Ahmed Al Sudairi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Saud has received more than 5,650,193 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Ibn Saud is the 413th most popular politician (up from 472nd in 2019), the 20th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 19th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

The founder of Saudi Arabia, ibn saud, is most famous for his unification of the Arabian Peninsula and founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

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Over the past year Ibn Saud has had the most page views in the with 1,176,342 views, followed by English (745,053), and Russian (111,456). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are (822.22%), Avar (210.48%), and Galician (116.00%)


Among politicians, Ibn Saud ranks 413 out of 19,576Before him are Mahmud I, Clara Zetkin, Olof Palme, Edward IV of England, Charles the Fat, and Malik-Shah I. After him are Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib, Herod Antipas, Matthias, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis VII of France, Rurik, and Albert II of Belgium.

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Among people born in 1875, Ibn Saud ranks 6Before him are Thomas Mann, Carl Jung, Rainer Maria Rilke, Maurice Ravel, and Albert Schweitzer. After him are Ferdinand Porsche, Mileva Marić, Syngman Rhee, Gerd von Rundstedt, Jeanne Calment, and Albert I of Belgium. Among people deceased in 1953, Ibn Saud ranks 3Before him are Joseph Stalin, and Sergei Prokofiev. After him are Edwin Hubble, Lavrentiy Beria, Gerd von Rundstedt, Francis Picabia, Robert Andrews Millikan, Carol II of Romania, Klement Gottwald, Guccio Gucci, and Django Reinhardt.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 20 out of 354Before him are Muawiyah I (603), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Aminah (557), Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), and Ja'far al-Sadiq (702). After him are Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib (570), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Ali ibn Husayn Zayn al-Abidin (659), and Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 6Before him are Umar (585), Uthman (574), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Muawiyah I (603), and Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924). After him are Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib (570), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Abū Lahab (549), Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582), and Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580).