Abdullah of Saudi Arabia facts for kids
|Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz|
|Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques|
|Reign||1 August 2005 – 22 January 2015|
|Bay'ah||2 August 2005|
|Regency||2 January 1996 – 1 August 2005|
|Spouse||Alanoud Al Fayez (1972–2003)
Jawahir bint Ali Hussein
Aida Fustuq (Divorced)
Munira Al Otaishan
Munira bint Abdullah Al Al Shaykh
Tathi bint Mishan al Faisal al Jarba
(7 or more other wives)
|House||House of Saud|
|Father||Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia|
|Mother||Fahda Al Shuraim|
1 August 1924|
(now Saudi Arabia)
|Died||23 January 2015
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, (Arabic: عبد الله بن عبد العزيز آل سعود ‘Abd ullāh ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz Āl Su‘ūd) (1 August 1924 – 23 January 2015) was the King of Saudi Arabia from 1 August 2005 until his death in 23 January 2015. He became king upon the death of his half-brother, King Fahd. He was the tenth son of Ibn Saud.
Abdullah died from complications of pneumonia at the age of 90. His half-brother Salman took his place as king.
Images for kids
Abdullah with US Vice President Dan Quayle
Abdullah in a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry, 5 January 2014.
Barack Obama meets with King Abdullah.
King Abdullah was a falconer in his youth
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