Abdul Rahman bin Saud Al Saud

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Abdul Rahman bin Saud
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Prince Abdul Rahman
Full name
Abdul Rahman bin Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud
House House of Saud
Father King Saud
Mother Jawhara bint Turki bin Ahmed Al Sudairi
Born 19 November 1946
Riyadh
Died 29 July 2004 (aged 58)
Riyadh
Burial 30 July 2004
Al Oud cemetery, Riyadh
Religion Islam

Abdul Rahman bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (19 November 1946 – 29 July 2004) was a member of Saudi royal family, House of Saud.

Biography[edit]

Prince Abdul Rahman was born in Riyadh on 19 November 1946.[1] He was a son of King Saud. His mother was Jawhara bint Turki bin Ahmed Al Sudairi, who died when Prince Abdul Rahman was fifteen years-old.[1] Prince Abdul Rahman completed his education at Ma'had Al Anjal School.

He was well known as godfather of Al-Nasr Club as he spent more than 36 years as the president of the popular Saudi sports club. He was the head of Al-Nasr for 3 stints: (1960–1969), (1975–1997) and (2000–2005). His love of the team made him accept the challenge of being the president of a second division club and turning it to a champion.

Personal life and death[edit]

Abdul Rahman in his childhood

Prince Abdul Rahman had six sons (Khalid, Abdulaziz, Faisal, Mamdoh, Saud and Fahad) and 3 daughters (Jawhara, Manal and Ahad). Prince Abdul Rahman died of a heart attack on 29 July 2004 at age 58.[1] His funeral prayers were performed at Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque in Riyadh on 30 July 2004.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Prince "Abdul Rahman bin Saud"". Al Nassr FC. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Saudi Arabia mourns Prince Abdul Rahman bin Saud bin Abdulaziz". Kuwait News Agency. 29 July 2004. Retrieved 12 August 2012.