Saud Al-Shuraim

1964 - Today

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Saud ibn Ibrahim ibn Muhammad al-Shuraim (Arabic: سعود بن ابراهيم بن محمد الشريم،, born 15 October 1966) is one of the prayer leaders and Friday preacher of the Grand Mosque (Masjid al-Haram) in Makkah. A Quranic reciter, he also holds a Ph.D degree and is a Professor of Sharia and Islamic studies at the Umm al-Qura University in Makkah. Shuraim was recently appointed as dean and "Specialist Professor in Fiqh" at the University.Shuraim leads the Taraweeh prayers during Ramadan in Mecca since 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saud Al-Shuraim has received more than 368,515 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Saud Al-Shuraim is the 2,113th most popular religious figure, the 153rd most popular biography from Saudi Arabia and the 53rd most popular Saudi Arabian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Saud Al-Shuraim ranks 2,113 out of 2,272Before him are Pope Kedron of Alexandria, George Abbot, Dolly Pentreath, Konrad Krajewski, Matteo Zuppi, and Braulio Rodríguez Plaza. After him are Symeon of Durham, Francesco Montenegro, Ibrahim Isaac Sidrak, Vincent Nichols, Luis Antonio Tagle, and Achaicus of Corinth.

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Among people born in 1964, Saud Al-Shuraim ranks 298Before him are Harry Lennix, Gustavo Dezotti, Gérald Passi, Miroslav Kadlec, Vyacheslav Volodin, and Oleg Kononenko. After him are Willie Garson, Ken Shamrock, Franco Ballerini, Mark Coleman, Miguel Varoni, and P. T. Usha.

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Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Saud Al-Shuraim ranks 153 out of 222Before him are Majed Abdullah (1959), Mohamed Al-Deayea (1972), Saeed Al-Owairan (1967), Haifaa al-Mansour (1974), Adel al-Jubeir (1962), and Lisa Eilbacher (1956). After him are Sami Al-Jaber (1972), Khalil Al Ghamdi (1970), Raif Badawi (1984), Melora Walters (1960), David Curtiss Munson (1884), and Hani Hanjour (1972).


Among religious figures born in Saudi Arabia, Saud Al-Shuraim ranks 53Before him are Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman (600), Abu Darda (580), Isma'il ibn Ja'far (721), 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As (616), 'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah (null), and Shaykh Ahmad (1753). After him are Rahaf Mohammed (2000).