Emirate of Nejd and Hasa

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Emirate of Nejd and Hasa
إمارة نجد والأحساء

1902–1921


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Capital Riyadh
Languages Arabic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish
Religion Sunni Islam
Government Absolute monarchy
Emir
 -  1903–1921 Abdul Aziz ibn Saud
History
 -  Battle of Riyadh (1902) 1902
 -  Unification of Sultanate 1921
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The Emirate of Nejd and Hasa was the third Saudi state that existed from 1902 to 1921.[1] It has also been referred to by historians as the Emirate of Riyadh.[2] It was a monarchy led by the House of Saud.[2] The state was formed after Saudi forces seized Riyadh from the control of the House of Rashid-led Emirate of Ha'il during the Battle of Riyadh.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. A. Hammerton. Peoples Of All Nations: Their Life Today And Story Of Their Past (in 14 Volumes). Concept Publishing Company, 2007. Pp. 193.
  2. ^ a b c Madawi Al-Rasheed. A History of Saudi Arabia. Cambridge, England, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 40.