Emirate of Nejd and Hasa

The Emirate of Nejd and Hasa was the first iteration of the third Saudi state from 1902 to 1921.[1] It has also been referred to by historians as the Emirate of Riyadh.[2] It was a monarchy led by the House of Saud.[2] The state was formed after Saudi forces seized Riyadh from the control of the Emirate of Ha'il, led by the House of Rashid, during the Battle of Riyadh.[2] It is a direct antecedent of the modern-day Saudi Arabia. Hasa was conquered in 1913.

Emirate of Nejd and Hasa

إمارة نجد والأحساء
‘Imāra Najd wal-Āḥsā‘
1902–1921
CapitalRiyadh
Common languagesArabic
Religion
Sunni Islam
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy
Emir 
 1903–1921
Abdul Aziz ibn Saud
History 
13 January 1902
 Unification of Sultanate with Hail
1921
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Emirate of Ha'il
Basra Vilayet
Sultanate of Nejd
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References

  1. J. A. Hammerton. Peoples Of All Nations: Their Life Today And Story Of Their Past (in 14 Volumes). Concept Publishing Company, 2007. Pp. 193.
  2. Madawi Al-Rasheed. A History of Saudi Arabia. Cambridge, England, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 40.

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