Saud Al Kabeer bin Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud

Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Faisal Al Saud (Arabic: سعود بن عبد العزيز بن سعود بن فيصل آل سعود) was a grandson of the Amir Saud bin Faisal. He was called Al Kabeer (The Grand), because he was elder than king Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.[1]

Saud ibn Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud
Saud ibn Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud ibn Faisal ibn Turki Al Saud
Noble familyHouse of Saud
Issue
  • Abd al-Aziz ibn Saud
  • Abd al-Rahman ibn Saud
  • Muhammad ibn Saud
  • Turki ibn Saud
  • Fahd ibn Saud
  • Sultan ibn Saud
  • Abdallah bin Saud

Biography

Prince Saud was the eldest son of Abdulaziz bin Imam Saud bin Imam Faisal bin Imam Turki bin Prince Abdullah bin Imam Mohammed bin Saud. He was one of the most prominent figures and knights of the Al-Saud family, a notable family of Saudi Arabia. He was a knight a poet born in 1299 AH (1883 C.E.).

He played a vital role in uniting the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, having fought side by side with King Abdulaziz in many battles and having lead the armies to reclaim many lands.

He helped reclaim Hail, Jeddah and Sablah. He also played a pivotal role in the battles of the Alqaseem region. He also lead the Saudi army to reclaim the west coast of the Arabian peninsula including Rabigh, Yanbu, and Medina.

He was the cousin of King Abdulaziz and was married to Princess Norah, the sister of King Abdulaziz. And later on after her death, he married Hessa, the daughter of King Abdulaziz.

Because he was respected and loved by the people, and also due to his the vast knowledge of religion, King Abdulaziz would rely on Prince Saud the great to dispute tribal issues.

He was named "the great" because he was older than King Abdulaziz's identically named son, and also due to his high stature. He died in the year 1379 AH (1959 C.E.), 6 years after the death of King Abdulaziz.

See also

References

  1. “Saud Al Kabeer Bin Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Faisal Al Saud.” Spectroom, https://www.spectroom.com/1022528186-saud-al-kabeer-bin-abdulaziz-bin-saud-bin-faisal-al-saud.
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