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. He reigned as the first king of Saudi Arabia from 23 September 1932 to his death in 1953. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ibn Saud has received more than 4,331,036 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Ibn Saud is the 573rd most popular politician (up from 678th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 20th in 2019) and the 8th 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 573 out of 15,710Before him are Taejo of Goryeo, Robert the Bruce, Abdülaziz, Artaxerxes II of Persia, Ante Pavelić, and Xanthippe. After him are Philip I of France, Mary of Burgundy, Reuven Rivlin, Albert I of Belgium, Hafsa Sultan, and Norodom Sihanouk.

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Among people born in 1875, Ibn Saud ranks 12Before him are Syngman Rhee, Ferdinand Porsche, Gerd von Rundstedt, Jeanne Calment, Mileva Marić, and Aleister Crowley. After him are Albert I of Belgium, Mikhail Kalinin, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Vallabhbhai Patel, Fritz Kreisler, and Gilbert N. Lewis. Among people deceased in 1953, Ibn Saud ranks 5Before him are Joseph Stalin, Sergei Prokofiev, Edwin Hubble, and Gerd von Rundstedt. After him are Robert Andrews Millikan, Lavrentiy Beria, Django Reinhardt, Carol II of Romania, Klement Gottwald, Mary of Teck, and Vladimir Tatlin.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 23 out of 222Before him are Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Malik ibn Anas (711), Aminah (557), Umar II (682), Ja'far al-Sadiq (702), and Abdullah ibn Abd al-Muttalib (548). After him are Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Hafsa bint Umar (602), and Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib (539).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud ranks 8Before him are Uthman (574), Muawiyah I (603), Salman of Saudi Arabia (1935), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), and Umar II (682). After him are Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Abdullah I of Jordan (1882), and Abū Lahab (549).