Salman of Saudi Arabia

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Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: سلمان بن عبد العزیز آل سعود Salmān ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Āl Su‘ūd, Najdi Arabic pronunciation: [sælˈmæːn ben ˈʕæbd ælʕæˈziːz ʔæːl sæˈʕuːd]; born 31 December 1935) is a Saudi statesman who has ruled as King of Saudi Arabia since 23 January 2015. Salman is the 25th son of King Abdulaziz and his mother was Hassa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi, making him one of the Sudairi Seven. He was the deputy governor of Riyadh and later the governor of Riyadh for 48 years from 1963 to 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salman of Saudi Arabia has received more than 7,719,502 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Salman of Saudi Arabia is the 224th most popular politician (up from 313th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (up from 13th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Salman of Saudi Arabia is most famous for being the King of Saudi Arabia. He is also the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

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Among politicians, Salman of Saudi Arabia ranks 224 out of 15,710Before him are Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Hulagu Khan, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis XVIII of France, and Charles I of Austria. After him are Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Suleiman II, Harald V of Norway, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Christina, Queen of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1935, Salman of Saudi Arabia ranks 6Before him are Elvis Presley, Alain Delon, 14th Dalai Lama, Luciano Pavarotti, and Woody Allen. After him are José Mujica, Mahmoud Abbas, Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank, Donald Sutherland, Michel Aoun, and Hussein of Jordan.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Salman of Saudi Arabia ranks 12 out of 222Before him are Husayn ibn Ali (626), Aisha (605), Fatimah (604), Khalid ibn al-Walid (592), Khadija bint Khuwaylid (556), and Muawiyah I (603). After him are Hasan ibn Ali (624), Osama bin Laden (1957), Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Bilal ibn Rabah (580), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), and Malik ibn Anas (711).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Salman of Saudi Arabia ranks 4Before him are Umar (585), Uthman (574), and Muawiyah I (603). After him are Abdullah of Saudi Arabia (1924), Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (646), Umar II (682), Ibn Saud (1875), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921).

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