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 Ibn Saud

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Ibn Saud

Birth
Riyadh, ar-Riyāḍ, Saudi Arabia
Death 9 Nov 1953 (aged 72)
Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Burial Riyadh, ar-Riyāḍ, Saudi Arabia
Memorial ID 14817613 View Source
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Saudi Royalty. He was the founder and first King of Saudi Arabia. Saud consolidated his power and assumed the new Saudi throne in 1932, after years of inter-tribal warfare. He ruled until his death. During Saud's reign, oil was discovered in Saudi Arabia in 1938.

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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 4 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14817613
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/14817613/ibn-saud : accessed ), memorial page for Ibn Saud (26 Nov 1880–9 Nov 1953), Find a Grave Memorial ID 14817613, citing al-Oud Cemetery, Riyadh, ar-Riyāḍ, Saudi Arabia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .