Mishaal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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Mishaal (first from the right) at a meeting, c. 1960s

Mishaal bin Abdulaziz (5 September 1926 – 3 May 2017) was a Saudi Arabian prince and politician.

Mishaal bin Abdulaziz served as Chairman of the Allegiance Council from 2007 until his death in 2017 and a senior member of the House of Saud. He held different cabinet posts in the 1950s such as Minister of Defense from 1951 through 1953. He served as Governor of Makkah Province from 1963 through 1971. His father was King Abdulaziz. He was born in Riyadh.

In October 2009, Mishaal bin Abdulaziz was rushed to hospital in Geneva, apparently having suffered a stroke. Then, he returned to Saudi Arabia from unspecified medical treatment in Beirut in December 2009. He died in Riyadh on 3 May 2017, aged 90.[1]

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