Sultan bin Abdul Aziz
Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud (16 Sha’ban 1349 AH / 5 January 1931-24 November 1432 / October 22, 2011), was the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia First Deputy Prime Minister of the period from August 1, 2005 to October 22, 2011, the Minister of defense and Aviation – a post he held half a century – and the Inspector General from 1962 until his death.
Is the fifteenth son of sons of King Abdul Aziz, male, born in the city of Riyadh. His mother is Princess girl Ahmad Sudairi share. Learn the Quran at the hands of the senior scientists, and was followed by a study in a private school princes. And expanded acquaintances Bmutalath extensive knowledge in the areas of diplomacy and through multiple visits to many countries of the world.
It was the beginning of entering political life on 1 Rabi 1366 AH corresponding to February 22, 1947 when he was appointed governor of Riyadh province.
– After the death of his father, King Abdul-Aziz and take over his brother King Saud ruling was appointed on 18 Rabi 1373 AH corresponding to December 24, 1953 and minister of agriculture and water,
On 20 March 1375, corresponding to November 5, 1955 he was appointed as minister of transport, the job remained until 1 Rabi 1380 AH, corresponding to September 22, 1960.
On 3 Jumada II 1382 H corresponding to October 21, 1962 he was appointed as Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General, and took responsibility until his death.
After the death of King Khalid bin Abdul Aziz in the June 13, 1982 and took his brother Prince Fahd bin Abdul Aziz came to power he was appointed second deputy Prime Minister in addition to his responsibility Kwizera of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General.
– After King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud’s death on 26 Jumada II, 1426 August 1, 2005 chosen by King Abdullah as crown prince and issued a royal decree requires constantly all the cabinet members present in their office, and the appointment of Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince and Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General deputy Prime Minister while retaining his position as the former.
– News of the death of Prince spread the moment of death of American newspapers, and then confirmed by the agencies, international news, announced the Saudi Royal Court on Saturday, 24 November 1432 corresponding to October 22, 2011 for his death after illness and pain Bh.ujaet his death in a hospital in New York in the United States, which They arrived in June of 2011 for treatment after his health deteriorated.