Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
|Abdullah ibn Abdilaziz|
|Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques|
|King of Saudi Arabia|
|Reign||1 August 2005 – 22 January 2015|
|Bay'ah||2 August 2005|
|Regency||2 January 1996 – 1 August 2005|
|Born||1 August 1924|
(now Saudi Arabia)
|Died||23 January 2015 (aged 90)|
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
|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|
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.
Abdullah died from complications of pneumonia at the age of 90. His half-brother Salman took his place as king.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz". Saudiembassy.net. Archived from the original on 18 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
- ↑ "King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia". Saudi Arabia: Ministry of Higher Education of Saudi Arabia. 4 August 2010. Archived from the original on 24 December 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
- ↑ "Kingdom Kings". Saudi Arabia: Ministry of Commerce and Industry - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012.
- ↑ Saudi Arabia's 'reformer' King Abdullah dies