Ibn Saud

1875 - 1953

Ibn Saud

Abdulaziz ibn Abdul Rahman ibn Faisal ibn Turki ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad Al Saud (Arabic: عبد العزيز بن عبد الرحمن بن فيصل بن تركي بن عبد الله بن محمد آل سعود‎, Abd al-'Azīz ibn 'Abd ar Raḥman Āl Sa'ūd; 15 January 1875 – 9 November 1953), known in the West as Ibn Saud, was the first monarch and founder of Saudi Arabia, the "third Saudi state". He was ruler of the whole Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 23 September 1932 to 9 November 1953 but ruled parts of it as early as 1902. He reconquered his family's ancestral home city of Riyadh in 1902, starting three decades of conquests that made him the ruler of nearly all of central and north Arabia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Saud has received more than 3,643,697 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 684th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Ibn Saud ranks 679 out of 14,801Before him are Raymond Poincaré, Henry I of France, Boris III of Bulgaria, Childeric I, Louis, Grand Dauphin, and Robert II of France. After him are Merovech, Boudica, Æthelstan, Vladislaus II of Hungary, Publius Quinctilius Varus, and Hideki Tojo.

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Among people born in 1875, Ibn Saud ranks 13Before him are Gerd von Rundstedt, Syngman Rhee, Jeanne Calment, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, and Albert I of Belgium. After him are Mikhail Kalinin, Vallabhbhai Patel, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Fritz Kreisler, Gilbert N. Lewis, and Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis. Among people deceased in 1953, Ibn Saud ranks 6Before him are Joseph Stalin, Sergei Prokofiev, Edwin Hubble, Gerd von Rundstedt, and Lavrentiy Beria. After him are Robert Andrews Millikan, Django Reinhardt, Klement Gottwald, Carol II of Romania, Francis Picabia, and Vladimir Tatlin.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 20 out of 174Before him are Osama bin Laden (1957), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), and Ja'far al-Sadiq (702). After him are Malik ibn Anas (711), Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548), Umar II (682), Salman the Persian (568), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Marwan I (623).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 7Before him are Umar (585), Uthman (574), Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), and Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646). After him are Umar II (682), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Marwan I (623), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), and Abdullah I of Jordan (1882).

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