Sultan bin Salman Al Saud

1956 - Today

Sultan bin Salman Al Saud

Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: سلطان بن سلمان بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎) (born 27 June 1956) is a former Royal Saudi Air Force pilot who flew aboard the American STS-51-G Space Shuttle mission as a payload specialist, and a member of the House of Saud. He is the first member of a royal family to fly in space, the first Arab to fly in space, and the first Muslim to fly in space, as well as (at 28 years old) the youngest person ever to fly on the Space Shuttle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sultan bin Salman Al Saud has received more than 480,272 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 8,674th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Sultan bin Salman Al Saud ranks 8,638 out of 14,801Before him are Audoin, Oleg Gordievsky, Christopher Lekapenos, Elephant, Robert Mueller, and Gaius Sosius. After him are Constantin Dăscălescu, Minamoto no Yoshiie, Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis, Franz Müntefering, Karl-August Fagerholm, and Alexander Izvolsky.

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Among people born in 1956, Sultan bin Salman Al Saud ranks 88Before him are Mirek Topolánek, Alexey Pajitnov, Dragan Čović, Bo Derek, Momir Bulatović, and Kazuyo Sejima. After him are Frances Arnold, El Risitas, Taur Matan Ruak, Fernando Gomes, Mimi Rogers, and Sebastian Coe.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Sultan bin Salman Al Saud ranks 112 out of 174Before him are Hassan ibn Thabit (554), 'Abd al-Ilah (1913), Al-Waleed bin Talal (1955), Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh (1943), Al-Hurr ibn Abd al-Rahman al-Thaqafi (700), and Abbad ibn Bishr (606). After him are Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (1940), Muhammad bin Nayef (1959), 'Abd Allah ibn 'Amr ibn al-'As (616), Ahmed Zaki Yamani (1930), Saad Hariri (1970), and Nimr al-Nimr (1959).