Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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Birthday
1, 1924
Birthplace
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Death Date
Jan 23, 2015 (90)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1924
Birthplace
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Death Date
Jan 23, 2015 (90)

About

Former Saudi Arabian King who took the throne in August of 2005. He was one of the richest royals in the world, according to Forbes in 2011, worth an estimated $20 billion. 

Before Fame

He served as Commander of the Saudi National Guard, Second Deputy Prime Minister, and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia before becoming King.

Trivia

He received a 2012 United Nations gold medal for his promotion of world peace and cross-cultural understanding.

Family Life

He married more than thirty wives and fathered nearly fifty children.

Associated With

He entered into a peaceful, interfaith dialogue with Pope Benedict XVI in 2007.