Nayef bin Abdul Aziz
His Royal Highness Prince Nayef bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, he served as interior minister since 1975, and the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister since October 27, 2011 until his death. It is the twenty-third son of the sons of King Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman males. He held the position of crown prince after the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, and before that he held the post of Second Deputy Prime Minister since March 27, 2009 and minister of the interior since 1975.
Prince Nayef was born in Taif, and studied at the School of the princes, and received education in the school at the hands of Mr. Ahmed Arab, a native of Mecca and then by Sheikh Abdullah Al Khayat.
Drawer in several positions assumed since the reign of his father, King Abdul Aziz,
On 17 May 1371 his second he was appointed as an agent for the Riyadh region.
On 3 April 1372 he was appointed governor of Riyadh province.
He was appointed as Deputy Minister of the Interior and on the date of 29 March 1390,
On 17 September 1394 he was appointed in the same position.
On 17 March 1395 a decree appointing him minister of state for internal affairs was issued.
On 8 October 1395 a royal decree appointing him as interior minister issued.
On 30 March 1430, March 27, 2009, King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz issued a royal decree appointing him second deputy premier and minister of interior.
On 29 November 1432 H, corresponding to 27 October 2011 issued King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz ordered a royal appointment as crown prince after the death of Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz.
He died on Saturday, 26 Rajab 1433 AH corresponding to June 16, 2012 at the age of 78 years, citing the Reuters news agency that he had died in the Swiss city of Geneva, where he was spending vacation punctuated tests scheduled.
The Royal Court has announced that he will be the body was moved from Geneva to Jeddah, and the dead will lead prayers in on Sunday, June 17, 2012 after the Maghrib prayers at the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Worshipers King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, who received condolences at his brother Prince Nayef has to offer. He was buried in the cemetery of Justice in Mecca after performing the funeral prayer.
Many political figures has sent condolences to King Abdullah, including US President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande, and British Foreign Secretary William Hague, as well as King Abdullah II of Jordan and other Arab leaders.