Saud of Saudi Arabia

Birth Name: Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Date of Birth: January 15, 1902

Place of Birth: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Date of Death: February 23, 1969

Place of Death: Athens, Greece

Ethnicity: Arab

Saud was the King of Saudi Arabia from November 9, 1953 until his forced abdication on November 2, 1964. He was the son of Ibn Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, and Wadhah bint Muhammad bin ‘Aqab. He succeeded his father upon his death. He was succeeded by his half-brother Faisal of Saudi Arabia upon his death.

Saud had one hundred and fifteen children.

Saud’s paternal grandfather was Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud (the son of Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud and Sarah bint Mishari bin Abdulrahman bin Hassan Al Saud). Faisal was the son of Turki bin Abdullah bin Muhammad and Hia bint Hamad bin Ali Al Faqih Angari Tamimi. Saud’s great-grandmother Sarah was the daughter of Mishari ibn Abdul-Rahman.

Saud’s paternal grandmother was Sarah bint Ahmed Al Kabir bin Mohammed Al Sudairi (the daughter of Ahmed Al Kabir bin Mohammed bin Turki Al Sudairi). Ahmed was the son of Mohammed bin Turki bin Suleiman Al Sudairi.

Saud’s maternal grandfather was Muhammad bin ‘Aqab (the son of ‘Aqab)

Sources: Genealogies of Saud of Saudi Arabia –

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