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Diriyah (sau)

Saudi Arabia

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Diriyah ranks 12,488th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Minamiuwa District, Ehime, Ventspils, and George Town, Cayman Islands. Memorable people born in Diriyah include Muhammad bin Saud. Memorable people who died in Diriyah include Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab and Muhammad bin Saud. Diriyah has been the birth place of many politicians and the death place of many philosophers and politicians. Diriyah is located in Saudi Arabia.

Diriyah, formerly romanized as Dereyeh and Dariyya, is a town in Saudi Arabia located on the north-western outskirts of the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Diriyah was the original home of the Saudi royal family, and served as the capital of the Emirate of Diriyah under the first Saudi dynasty from 1744 to 1818. Today, the town is the seat of the Diriyah Governorate, which also includes the villages of Uyayna, Jubayla, and Al-Ammariyyah, among others, and is part of Ar Riyad Province. Read more on Wikipedia

In 1710, Diriyah was the birth place of 1 globally memorable people, including Muhammad bin Saud. Additionaly, 2 globally memorable people have passed away in Diriyah including Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab and Muhammad bin Saud. Interestingly, more notably known people have passed away in Diriyah than were born there.

People Born in Diriyah

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Most individuals born in present day Diriyah were politicians (1),  while most who died were philosophers (1) and politicians (1).

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 1 globally memorable people born in Diriyah since 1700.