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King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Biography
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Biography


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Seventh Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia took the throne after the death of his brother King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud . Below is his biography.

Life and Education

King of Saudi Arabia Life and Education
Salman bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman bin Faisal bin Turki bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Saud was born on December 31, 1935. son of King Abdulaziz (b. 1876-1953) and Hessa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi (b. 1900-1969). Salman and his six brothers make up what is referred to as the Sudairi Seven. He was raised in Murabba Palace

The Crown Prince received his early education in the Prince’s School in Riyadh, which was founded by his father, King Abdulaziz, to provide education to his children. Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud studied religion and modern science.

At the age of nineteen Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud started his governmental work, when his father appointed him as Emir and Mayor of Riyadh on March 17th, 1954. On April 19th, 1955, he was appointed by his half-brother, King Saud (b. 1902-1969) as mayor of Riyadh at the rank of minister. He remained in this office on December 25ft, 1960.

On February 4th, 1963, Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz was appointed governor of the Riyadh Province. He stayed in this office until 2011. During his time in office he contributed in the transformation of Riyadh from a mid-sized town into a major urban metropolis, while he also attracted tourism, capital projects, and foreign investment inside his country. Reportedly, his administration of the Riyadh Province was free of corruption.

FAMILY LIFE

Salman bin abdulaziz al saud son

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been married three times. First he married his cousin, Sultana bint Turki Al Sudairi. Together they had six children:

  • Prince Fahd (b. 1955-2001)
  • Prince Ahmed (b. 1958-2002)
  • Prince Sultan (b. 1956)
  • Prince Abdulaziz (b. 1960)
  • Prince Faisal (b. 1970)
  • Princess Hussa (b. 1974).

Later on, he married Sarah bint Faisal Al Subai’ai with whom he has one son, Prince Saud. In his third marriage he married Fahda bint Falah bin Sultan Al Hithalayn with whom he has six children:

  • Prince Mohammed
  • Prince Turki (b. 1987)
  • Prince Khalid
  • Prince Nayif
  • Prince Bandar
  • Prince Rakan.

King of Saudi Arabia

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz was proclaimed the seventh King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 3 Rabi’ al Thani 1436H (January 23, 2015), upon the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.. Concurrently, Salman’s half-brother, Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, assumed the position of Crown Prince, also assuming the title of First Deputy Prime Minister.

Salman’s governmental experience

On February 4, 1963, Salman was appointed governor of Riyadh Province. His tenure lasted for 48 years from 1963 to 2011. In January 2011, he ordered action against Riyadh beggars “who try to take advantage of the generosity of people”. All foreign beggars were deported and Saudi beggars were placed in a rehabilitation programme by the Ministry of Social Affairs.

On November 5, 2011, Salman was appointed Minister of Defence, replacing his full brother, the late Crown Prince Sultan, and late Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz was named the governor of the Riyadh Province. He was also named a member of the National Security Council (NSC).

On June 18, 2012, he was appointed Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shortly after the death of his brother, Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz. He was also made deputy prime minister.

Orther :

Being a member of the House of Saud, Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is also member of the so called Sudairi Seven – a powerful alliance of seven full brothers within the House of Saud.

In January 2011 as Governor of Riyadh he ordered action against all of the beggars of the capital. All foreign beggars were deported, while Saudi beggars were placed in a rehabilitation program arranged by the Ministry of Social Affairs.

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud launched a Twitter account on February 23rd, 2013.

Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and his family own the international newspaper, Asharq Al-Awsat, as well as the Saudi daily newspaper, Al Eqtisadiah.

His son, Prince Sultan, was the first person of royal blood, the first Arab as well as the first Muslim to fly in outer space when he flew aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-51-G) in June 1985.

The Crown Prince underwent spine surgery in the US in August 2010 and remained out of the kingdom for recovery.

Various analysts argue that the Crown Prince suffers from both dementia and Alzheimers.

Since 1956, King Salman has chaired various humanitarian and service committees that provide relief from natural and man-made disasters. For his humanitarian services, he has been awarded many medals and decorations, including awards from Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Morocco, Palestine, the Philippines, Senegal, the United Nations, Yemen, and the King Abdulaziz Medal – First Class.

He is a recipient of several honorary degrees and academic awards, including an honorary doctorate from the Islamic University of Madinah, the Prince Salman academic award, and the Kant Medal by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities in appreciation of his contributions to the field of science.

Profile of King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud : More about King Salaman Bin Abdulaziz al saud

References :

  • http://www.saudiembassy.net
  • http://royalista.com
  • http://en.wikipedia.org

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5 comments

  1. Dear King,
    Thank you for your stand against President Obama.
    He is not your friend or mine.
    I support all our US allies and I am very grateful that you and our other allies seek to stop Iran and ISIL.
    I apologize for my governments inability to be rational.
    Once again, I thank you and applaud you>

    Sincerely,

    David Hill

  2. Your majesty. I am humbly asking you to help the Rohingya Muslims who have been left at sea. I have seen video of them pleading..saying we are Muslim. Thank you for being merciful.

  3. Your Royal Highness Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud .

    I have a humble request for your assistance. I would be grateful if I could write to you personally in confidence. Please assist me with your email address so I can direct you my letter.
    Thanking you.
    Nilesh

  4. gregor s.
    March 20, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    Dear!
    Pretty please send us an e mail and phone:
    HH King of SAUDI ARABIA
    SALMAN bin Abdul Aziz – cabinet! * URGENT – CONFIDENTIAL *!

    With compliments
    Gregor Simenc
    Reply

    e-mail: letizia.spain.procurador@gmx.es
    gsm-movile personally nr.: 00386 64 129 000

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