King of Saudi Arabia


King Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah

Date of Birth: 1 August 1924
Birth Place: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Political Party: None
Arrival in Power: 1 August 2005
Religion: Sunni Muslim
Profession: Noble

Biography:


King Abdullah was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in 1924. Abdullah is the current King of Saudi Arabia. Abdullah became Crown Prince back in 1982, when King Fahd came to the throne of Saudi Arabia. Abdullah became regent in 1996 when King Fahd fell ill and was unable to govern, Abdullah's role as regent lasted until 2005 when King Fahd died. Abdullah immediately succeeded him and became the new King of Saudi Arabia.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdullah_of_Saudi_Arabia

Updated on: January 12th, 2014