Salman of Saudi Arabia
|King of Saudi Arabia
Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
|Salman in 2017|
|Reign||23 January 2015 – present|
|Bay'ah||23 January 2015|
|Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud|
|House||House of Saud|
|Father||Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia|
|Mother||Hassa Al Sudairi|
|Born||31 December 1935
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud  born 31 December 1935) is the King of Saudi Arabia, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the head of the House of Saud. He had been Minister of Defence since 2011, and was Governor of Riyadh Province from 1963 to 2011.
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- Arabic: سلمان ابن عبد العزيز آل سعود, Salmān bin ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz Āl Saʻūd, Najdi Arabic pronunciation: [sælˈmæːn ben ˈʢæbd ælʢæˈziːz ʔæːl sæˈʢuːd]
- Martin, Douglas; Hubbard, Ben. "King Abdullah, Who Nudged Saudi Arabia Forward, Dies at 90". New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/23/world/middleeast/king-abdullah-who-nudged-saudi-arabia-forward-dies-at-90.html. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
- "Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies". BBC News Middle East. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-30945324. Retrieved 23 January 2015.