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Old 11-20-2009, 04:24 AM
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The Kings of Saudi Arabia

The Kings of Saudi Arabia
Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques
House of Saud

Abdul-Aziz (Ibn Saud) (1876-1953) reigned 1932-1953
1902 - Emir of Riyadh
1922 - Sultan of Nejd
Jan 1926 - King of the Hejaz
Jan 1927 - King of Nejd
May 1927 - King of Hejaz and Nejd
14 August 1932 - King of Saudi Arabia

Saud (1902-1969) reigned 1953-abdicated 1964

Faisal (1906-1975) reigned 1964-assassinated 1975

Khalid (1912-1982) reigned 1975-1982

Fahd (1921-2005) reigned 1982-2005

Abdullah (1924- ) reigned 2005-

All Kings from Saud onwards are the sons of Ibn Saud.

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Old 09-18-2011, 07:24 AM
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The Kings of Saudi Arabia

Im not a fan of Saudi Royals but ill post a question because they are quite interesting.

Which is your favorite Saudi royal and which is your favorite Saudi king?

Mine is Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud

I dont know which king but not Saud or Fahd

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king was fair and good / i realy like king Abdullah..
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Old 09-19-2011, 06:54 AM
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king was fair and good / i realy like king Abdullah..
Yeah, King Abdullah is alright as he is a slight 'reformist' although I do not like some of his politics. I am not a fan of the princes Sultan, Nayef and Mishaal.

I reckon King Faisal was good for abolishing slavery, introducing TV and starting women's education
Love the Emirates :)
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:16 AM
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king was fair and good / i realy like king Abdullah..
I like King Abdullah too sound like respectful man.
but I think most intesting one was King Faisal.
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Old 09-19-2011, 11:08 AM
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In a PBS documentary i heard that when Faisal shut off the oil supply, he was threatened by the USA that a bombing of the Kingdom but Faisal just smile and said "Do whatever, we have been living in the desert on dates and we'll be very happy to go back to that."


Love the Emirates :)
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