King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Died 6 years ago
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, former king of Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah, with its common short name worldwide.
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, former king of Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah, with its common short name worldwide. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was born on 1 August 1924 in the Riyadh region of the Najid Sultanate. His father was Abdulaziz El Saud and his mother was Fehda bint Asi Surayim. He is a member of the Saudi Family. He was the 13th of Abdulaziz al-Saud's 37 children. His first public office was the mayor of Mecca. Afterwards, his father, Abdulaziz Al Saud, was appointed commander of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. King Abdullah, who started to rule the country after his brother, King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz, suffered from a heart attack and stroke in 1995, officially took the throne in 2005 after Fahd's death. Having the control of the National Guard plays an important role in his being crown prince and king. He became the official king on August 1, 2005. The king had more than 30 wives and more than 60 children. Its crown prince was Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. King Abdullah, 89, has suffered from serious health problems in recent years and has been hospitalized many times for this reason. King Abdullah, who did not appear in public in recent months, was represented by the crown prince in ceremonies. He passed away on 23 January 2015 in the hospital where he was taken to Riyadh due to a lung disease in December.