Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
|Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz|
|Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques|
|Reign||1 August 2005 – 22 January 2015|
|Bay'ah||2 August 2005|
|Regency||2 January 1996 – 1 August 2005|
|Spouse||Alanoud Al Fayez (1972–2003)
Jawahir bint Ali Hussein
Aida Fustuq (Divorced)
Munira Al Otaishan
Munira bint Abdullah Al Al Shaykh
Tathi bint Mishan al Faisal al Jarba
(7 or more other wives)
|House||House of Saud|
|Father||Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia|
|Mother||Fahda Al Shuraim|
|Born||1 August 1924
(now Saudi Arabia)
|Died||23 January 2015
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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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) (1 August 1924 – 23 January 2015) was the King of Saudi Arabia from 1 August 2005 until his death in 23 January 2015. He became king upon the death of his half-brother, King Fahd. He was the tenth son of Ibn Saud.
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- "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.
- "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.
- Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' King Abdullah dies