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Abdullah, King of Saudi Arabia

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Personal name headingAbdullah, King of Saudi Arabia
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Variant(s)ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, King of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah, Prince, son of Ibn Saʻūd, King of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, King of Saudi Arabia
Abdallah ibn Abdulaziz, King of Saudi Arabia
ʻAbdullah ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAziz, King of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, King of Saudi Arabia
عبد الله، ملك السعودية
Birth date1924
Death date2015-01-23
Place of birthRiyadh (Saudi Arabia)
Profession or occupationKings and rulers
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz fī ʻuyūn al-shiʻr, 1993 or 1994- : v. 1, p. 7 (al-Amīr ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, walī al-ʻahd nāʼib raʼīs Majlis al-Wuzarāʼ wa-raʼīs al-Ḥaras al-Waṭanī)
International WW of the Arab world, 1984 (Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, HRH Prince; Saudi Arabian crown prince; b. Aug. 1921, son of King Abdul Aziz; First Deputy Prime Minister 1982-)
WW in the Arab world, 1999-2000 (Saud, Abdallah ibn Abdulaziz, al; H.R.H. Prince, crown prince, b. 1924, First Deputy Prime Minister and commander of the National Guard June 1982-present)
New York times WWW site, Aug. 1, 2005 (King Fahd of Saudi Arabia died today. His brother, Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, was appointed the country's new monarch [referred to elsewhere in article as Prince Abdullah])
Washington post WWW site, Aug. 1, 2005 (King Fahd ibn Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia d. Monday; succeeded by his half-brother, Crown Prince Abdullah)
Wikipedia WWW site, Aug. 1, 2005 (under Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz: King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, formerly known as Crown Prince Abdullah; b. 1924, Riyadh; succeeded to the throne following the death of his half-brother, King Fahd, Aug. 1, 2005 [referred to elsewhere in article as Abdullah])
Britannica online, Aug. 1, 2005 (from 2000 Book of the year, under Abdullah, Crown Prince: Abdullah; ʻAbdullah ibn ʻAbd al-ʻAziz [in rom.]; b. 1923; de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia)
New York times (online), viewed Jan. 23, 2015 (King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia; Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud; b. 1924, Riyadh; d. Friday [Jan. 23, 2015], aged 90; came to the throne in old age and earned a reputation as a cautious reformer even as the Arab Spring revolts toppled heads of state and Islamic State militants threatened the Muslim establishment that he represented)
Not found inEnc. Brit., 15th ed.; Enc. Amer., 1996.
Associated languageara