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Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


SAUDI ARABIA

Reigning King:

HM KING ABDULLAH IBN ABD AL-AZIZ AS-SA'UD
b. 1 August 1924; succeeded to the throne, 1 August 2005, on the death of his brother, King Fahd.

Brothers of the King include:

King Saud ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 15 January 1902, acceded 9 November 1953 (following the death of his father, King Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud), relinquished the throne 2 November 1964, died 24 January 1969.

King Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. April 1906, acceded 2 November 1964, died 25 March 1975; children include son, Prince Sa'ud al-Faisal as-Sa'ud, b. 1941; son, Prince Turki al-Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 15 February 1945.

HRH Prince Mohammed ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 4 March 1910, died 25 November 1988.

King Khalid ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 13 February 1913, acceded 25 March 1975, died 13 June 1982.

King Fahd ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 16 March 1921, acceded 13 June 1982, died 1 August 2005.

HRH Crown Prince Sultan ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 30 December 1930, died 22 October 2011; children include son, HRH Prince Bandar ibn Sultan ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 2 March 1949.

HRH Prince Talal ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 15 August 1931; children include son, Prince Walid ibn Talal.

HRH Prince Nayef ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 1934, died 16 June 2012.

HRH Crown Prince Salman ibn Abd al-Aziz as-Sa'ud, b. 13 December 1935.



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