Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Fahd bin Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Turki Al Saud (16 March 1923-26 June 1426 / August 1, 2005), the fifth kings of Saudi Arabia and the first of them Atkhama for the title of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. It is the ninth son of the sons of King Abdul Aziz male, his wife Princess girl Ahmed Al-Sudairy share. He took over the reins of power in 21 Shaaban 1402 H, corresponding to June 13, 1982 after the death of his half-brother King Khaled. He suffered a stroke in November 1995, and since 1997 he took Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince then most of the country’s daily affairs management.
His reign saw a lot of events, most notably Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait in the 1990 crisis, and the threat of Iraq’s invasion of Saudi territory, as well as the Iraq war – Iran and the subsequent events were affected by Saudi Arabia, as well as the events of September 11, 2001 in the United States and the subsequent US invasion Afghanistan and Iraq, and also lower oil prices for many years and forced the Saudi budget very low.
Grew up in the confines of his father, King Abdul-Aziz, and enrolled in his childhood «school princes» in Riyadh, and studied a period of time in the capital typical Riyadh Institute, begun in the mid-fourth decade of age to receive private English lessons, also received intensive lessons on a variety of topics from politics to literature, as Knapp from his father in the meetings of tribal leaders.
In 1373 H, corresponding to 1953, was appointed Minister of Knowledge.
In 1382 AH corresponding to 1962, he was appointed Minister of the Interior and under which to assume responsibility in 1395
In 1387 H, corresponding to 1967 was appointed second deputy Prime Minister, in addition to carrying out the responsibilities of the Ministry of Interior.
On 13 March 1395, corresponding to March 25, 1975 and after the inauguration of King Khalid bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud rule successor to King Faisal was appointed as crown prince and assigned to the post of First Deputy Prime Minister.
21 Shaaban 1402 H, corresponding to June 13, 1982 and after the death of King Khalid bin Abdul Aziz, King of the failures of the royal family and members of the public.
In May 272 005 Log in to King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh procedures medical examinations without specifying Noaha.vi on Monday, August 1, 2005, corresponding to 26 June 1426 and at around 2:30 King Fahd died in the same hospital, and peace be upon on Tuesday after prayers Age Mosque of Imam Turki bin Abdullah in central Riyadh, and was buried in Oud cemetery, he took his brother Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud rule as his successor.