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Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
Personal information
NameKing Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia
ReignAugust 1, 2005
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CoronationAugust 2, 2005
Full nameAbdullah bin Abdul-Aziz bin Abdul-Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Saud
HouseHouse of Saud
MotherFahda bint Asi Al Shuraim
ReligionSunni Islam

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Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, ( ) (born August 1, 1923) is the current King of Saudi Arabia.

On August 1, 2005, he succeeded to the throne upon the death of his half-brother, King Fahd. Previously, as Crown Prince, he governed Saudi Arabia as regent from 1996 to 2005. He has been Commander of the Saudi Arabian National Guard from 1962 to November 2010. He is one of the world's wealthiest royals.

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