Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

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King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
عبدالله بن عبد العزيز آل سعود
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
King of Saudi Arabia
Reign 1 August 2005 – present
Bayaa 2 August 2005
Predecessor King Fahd
6th Commander of the Saudi National Guard
In Office 26 January 1963 – 16 November 2010
Predecessor Saad bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud[1]
Successor Mutaib bin Abdullah
Full name
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Saud
House House of Saud
Father King Abdulaziz
Mother Fahda bint Asi Al Shuraim[2]
Born August 1, 1924 (1924-08-01) (age 90)
Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd
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Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, (Arabic: عبد الله بن عبد العزيز آل سعود ‘Abd ullāh ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Āl Su‘ūd) (born 1 August 1924)[3][4][5] is the King of Saudi Arabia since 1 August 2005 upon the death of his half-brother, King Fahd.

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  2. "King Abdullah: A Who2 Profile". Who2.com. 1 August 2005. http://www.who2.com/abdullah.html. Retrieved 23 October 2011.
  3. "King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz". Saudiembassy.net. http://www.saudiembassy.net/about/KingAbdullah.aspx. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  4. "King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia" (in English). Saudi Arabia: Ministry of Higher Education of Saudi Arabia. 4 August 2010. http://www.mohe.gov.sa/en/studyinside/aboutKSA/Pages/kings-of-Saudi-Arabia.aspx. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
  5. "Kingdom Kings" (in English). Saudi Arabia: Ministry of Commerce and Industry - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. http://beta.mci.gov.sa/English/AboutKingdom/Pages/KingdomKings.aspx. Retrieved 28 June 2012.