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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 tribal, 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 4,685,568 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Ibn Saud is the 477th most popular politician (up from 573rd in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 23rd 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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Among politicians, Ibn Saud ranks 477 out of 15,577Before him are Mustafa III, Leopold I of Belgium, Murad V, Imre Nagy, Xanthippe, and Agrippina the Younger. After him are Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, Artaxerxes I of Persia, Richard II of England, Lycurgus of Sparta, Lucius Verus, and Peter II of Russia.

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Among people born in 1875, Ibn Saud ranks 9Before him are Maurice Ravel, Rainer Maria Rilke, Albert Schweitzer, Ferdinand Porsche, Jeanne Calment, and Gerd von Rundstedt. After him are Syngman Rhee, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, Albert I of Belgium, Mikhail Kalinin, and Marie of Romania. Among people deceased in 1953, Ibn Saud ranks 5Before him are Joseph Stalin, Sergei Prokofiev, Edwin Hubble, and Gerd von Rundstedt. After him are Lavrentiy Beria, Carol II of Romania, Robert Andrews Millikan, Klement Gottwald, Mary of Teck, Guccio Gucci, and Django Reinhardt.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 19 out of 251Before him are Hasan ibn Ali (624), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Muawiyah I (603), Aminah (557), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), and Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548). After him are Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), Malik ibn Anas (711), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), Umar II (682), and Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539).

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 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).