List of rulers of Saudi Arabia

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King of Saudi Arabia
ملك المملكة العربية السعودية
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Incumbent
Prince Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud at the Pentagon April 2012.jpg
Salman
since 23 January 2015
Details
Style The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
Heir apparent Mohammad bin Salman
First monarch Abdulaziz (Ibn Saud)
Formation 22 September 1932
Residence King’s Palace, Riyadh[1]
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This is a list of rulers of Saudi Arabia, a Kingdom on the Arabian Peninsula

List of Imams (1744-1891)

Name Lifespan Reign start Reign end Notes Family Image
Muhammad
  • محمد
؟ – 1765 1726 1765 Founder of the First Saudi State and the Saud dynasty Saud
Abdulaziz
  • عبد العزيز
؟ – 1803 1765 1803
(assassinated.)
The second ruler of the First Saudi State and son of Muhammad bin Saud Saud
Saud I
  • al Kabeer
  • سعود
؟ – 1814 1803 1814 He created the largest Arabian empire in the last 1300 years Saud
Abdullah I
  • عبد الله
؟ – 1818 1814 1817 He was the last ruler of the First Saudi State and was executed by the Ottomans Saud Abdullah bin Saud
Turki
  • تركي
1755 – 1834 1823 1834
(assassinated.)
Founder of the Second Saudi State Saud
Mishari
  • مشاري
1786 – 1834 1834 1834
(assassinated.)
Saud
Faisal I
  • فيصل
1785 – 1865 1834 1838 Son of Imam Turki Saud
Khalid
  • خالد
؟ - 1861 1838 1841 Saud
Abdullah II
  • عبد الله
؟ – 1843 1841 1843 Saud
Faisal II
  • فيصل
1785 – 1865 1843 1865 son of Imam Turki Saud
Abdullah III
  • عبد الله
1831 – 1889 1865 1871
(First term.)
son of Imam Faisal Saud
Saud II
  • سعود
؟ – 1874 1871 1871
(First term.)
Saud
Abdullah III
  • عبد الله
1831 – 1889 1871 1873
(Second term.)
son of Imam Faisal Saud
Saud II
  • سعود
؟ – 1874 1873 1875
(Second term.)
Saud
AbdulRahman
  • عبد الرحمن
1845 – 1928 1875 1876
(First term.)
father of Ibn Saud, who founded the modern Saudi Arabia Saud Abdul Rahman bin Faisal
Abdullah III
  • عبد الله
1831 – 1889 1876 1889
(Third term.)
son of Imam Faisal Saud
AbdulRahman
  • عبد الرحمن
1845 – 1928 1889 1891
(Second term.)
father of Ibn Saud, who founded the modern Saudi Arabia Saud Abdul Rahman bin Faisal

Kings of Saudi Arabia (1932–present)

Name Lifespan Reign start Reign end Notes Family Image
Ibn Saud
  • Ibn Saud
  • عبد العزيز
(1875-01-15)15 January 1875 –
9 November 1953(1953-11-09) (aged 78)
22 September 1932 (age 57) 9 November 1953
(Died)
Reign established by conquest Saud Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia
Saud
  • سعود
(1902-01-12)12 January 1902 –
23 February 1969(1969-02-23) (aged 67)
9 November 1953 (age 51) 2 November 1964
(Deposed)
Son of Ibn Saud and Wadhah bint Muhammad bin 'Aqab Saud Saud of Saudi Arabia
Faisal
  • فيصل
(1906-04-14)14 April 1906 –
25 March 1975(1975-03-25) (aged 68)
2 November 1964 (age 57) 25 March 1975
(Assassinated)
Son of Ibn Saud and Tarfa bint Abduallah bin Abdulateef al Sheekh Saud Faisal of Saudi Arabia
Khalid
  • خالد
(1913-02-13)13 February 1913 –
13 June 1982(1982-06-13) (aged 69)
25 March 1975 (age 62) 13 June 1982
(Died)
Son of Ibn Saud and Al Jawhara bint Musaed bin Jiluwi Saud Khalid of Saudi Arabia
Fahd
  • فهد
16 March 1921 – 1 August 2005 (aged 84) 13 June 1982 (age 61) 1 August 2005
(Died)
Son of Ibn Saud and Hussa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi Saud Fahd of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah
  • عبد الله
(1924-08-01)1 August 1924 –
23 January 2015(2015-01-23) (aged 90)
1 August 2005 (age 81) 23 January 2015
(Died)
Son of Ibn Saud and Fahda bint Asi Al Shuraim Saud Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
Salman
  • سلمان
(1935-12-31) 31 December 1935 (age 82) 23 January 2015 (age 79) Incumbent Son of Ibn Saud and Hussa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi Saud Salman of Saudi Arabia


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See also

References

  1. ^ Kings of the World – Rich Living Monarchs and their Royal Residences
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