Saud of Saudi Arabia

1902 - 1969

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Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: سعود بن عبد العزيز آل سعود, romanized: Suʿūd bin ʿAbd al ʿAzīz Āl Suʿūd; 15 January 1902 – 23 February 1969) was King of Saudi Arabia from 9 November 1953 until his abdication on 2 November 1964. During his reign, he served as Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia from 1953 to 1954 and from 1960 to 1962. Prior to his accession, Saud was the country's crown prince from 11 May 1933 to 9 November 1953. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saud of Saudi Arabia has received more than 2,742,462 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Saud of Saudi Arabia is the 1,039th most popular politician (up from 1,056th in 2019), the most popular biography from Kuwait and the most popular Kuwaiti Politician.

Saudi Arabia is most famous for being the birthplace of Islam.

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Among politicians, Saud of Saudi Arabia ranks 1,039 out of 19,576Before him are Injo of Joseon, Ptolemy VIII Physcon, Ferdinand VI of Spain, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and Irma Grese. After him are Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Louis V of France, Gustáv Husák, Liu Shaoqi, John VIII Palaiologos, and Frederick VII of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1902, Saud of Saudi Arabia ranks 15Before him are John Steinbeck, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Halldór Laxness, Talcott Parsons, Eugene Wigner, and Fernand Braudel. After him are Nâzım Hikmet, Alfred Kastler, Kurt Alder, Barbara McClintock, Walter Houser Brattain, and Arne Tiselius. Among people deceased in 1969, Saud of Saudi Arabia ranks 15Before him are Rocky Marciano, Otto Stern, Kliment Voroshilov, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, C. F. Powell, and Jan Palach. After him are Liu Shaoqi, Levi Eshkol, Morihei Ueshiba, Brian Jones, Otto Dix, and Jack Kerouac.

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Among people born in Kuwait, Saud of Saudi Arabia ranks 1 out of 42After him are Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (1937), Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (1929), Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (1940), Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah (1926), Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah (1930), Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (1885), Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah (1895), Mubarak Al-Sabah (1837), Queen Rania of Jordan (1970), Sabah I bin Jaber (1700), and Sabah Al-Salim Al-Sabah (1913).