Khalid of Saudi Arabia

Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia
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King of Saudi Arabia
Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia
Reign25 March 1975 – 13 June 1982
Bay'ah25 March 1975
PredecessorFaisal
SuccessorFahd
Born13 February 1913
Riyadh, Emirate of Nejd and Hasa
Died13 June 1982(1982-06-13) (aged 69)
Ta’if, Saudi Arabia
Burial13 June 1982
Al Oud cemetery, Riyadh
IssueBandar
Abdullah
Al Jawhara
Nouf
Moudi
Hassa
Faisal
Al Bandari
Mishael
Full name
Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Mohammad bin Saud
Arabicخالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود
HouseHouse of Saud
FatherIbn Saud
MotherAl Jawhara bint Musaed bin Jiluwi bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Saud[1][2]
ReligionWahhabi Hanbali Sunni Islam

Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: خالد بن عبد العزيز آل سعودKhālid ibn ‘Abd al ‘Azīz Āl Su‘ūd; 13 February 1913 – 13 June 1982) was King of Saudi Arabia from 1975 to 1982.[3] His reign saw both huge developments in the country due to increase in oil revenues and significant events in the Middle East.

Early life

Khalid was born in Riyadh on 13 February 1913.[4][5] He was the fifth son of Ibn Saud.[6][7] His mother, Al Jawhara bint Musaed Al Jiluwi,[2][8] was from the important Al Jiluwi clan[9] whose members intermarried with Al Sauds.[10]

Khalid had one full-brother, Prince Muhammad.[11] His full sister, Al Anoud, married to the sons of Sa'ad bin Abdul Rahman. She first married Saud bin Saad. After Saud died, she married Fahd bin Saad.[12]

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Khalid
Bahasa Indonesia: Khalid dari Arab Saudi
norsk nynorsk: Khalid av Saudi-Arabia
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Xolid ibn Abdulaziz as-Saud
Simple English: Khalid of Saudi Arabia