Faisal bin Abdul Aziz
King Faisal bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud (1324 / 1906-13 March 1395 / March 25, 1975), the King of Saudi Arabia from November 2, 1964 to March 25 1975, is the third son of the sons of King Abdul Aziz males.
Introduced by his father, King Abdul-Aziz in politics at an early age, where he sent in visits to the United Kingdom and France by the end of the First World War and was then thirteen «13»-year-old, as the Kingdom’s delegation head to «the London Conference» 1939 year on the Palestinian issue and known as the Table round.
At the local level led Saudi forces to calm the tense situation in Asir, in 1922. In 1925 the army under his leadership went to the Hijaz area, and was able to achieve victory and control of the Hijaz.
In 1926, he appointed by King Abdul Aziz, deputy general of His Majesty the King, as he was appointed in 1927 as Chairman of the Shura Council. In 1932 he was appointed foreign minister in addition to being the head of the Shura Council. He also participated in 1934 in the Saudi-Yemeni War.
– After the death of his father and his brother he received the ruling Saud was appointed as Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and in 1373 H, corresponding to 1954 sent King Saud visits to some countries on his behalf. In 1376 H, corresponding to 1957, Saudi Arabia signed a financial crisis and it was accepted by the King Saud handed over some of his duties became responsible for the money and the state treasury, and also became responsible for the external conditions for the country. In 1382 H, corresponding to 1962, King Saud appointed him prime minister and foreign minister.
– King Saud has suffered in recent years, the wisdom of the disease and that was summoned by going abroad for treatment, due to the intensification of disease and therefore it does not make him the strength to do judgment,
On 27 Jumada II 1384 H corresponding to November 2, 1964 Apparent Crown Prince Faisal king.
In the inner area:
In his Kingdom it has made great achievements in the field of civilized development and the reforms in the social affairs and interested public and university education, founded the King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah. It was founded in the reign of King Faisal Specialist Hospital and the expansion of the Two Holy Mosques, was the establishment of the Jeddah Islamic Port.
In the international field:
He gave every assistance to support the issues of the Islamic world and on top of the Palestinian cause. And the adoption of the Islamic Solidarity Movement project.
The news of his assassination in the third of the first spring 1395 H corresponding to March 25, 1975 and is in the library distract the affairs of state in Riyadh and was buried in Oud cemetery.