Haya bint Abdulaziz Al Saud

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Haya bint Abdulaziz
Spouse Muhammad bin Saud bin Abdul Rahman
Full name
Haya bint Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud
House House of Saud
Father King Abdulaziz
Mother Muhdi
Born ca. 1929
Died 2 November 2009 (aged 80)
Riyadh
Religion Islam

Haya bint Abdulaziz (1929-2 November 2009) was a member of the House of Saud.

Early life[edit]

Princess Haya was born in 1929. She was a daughter of King Abdulaziz and Mudhi Al Sudairi. Haya bint Abdulaziz was the second oldest of their four children. She had two other full brothers and one sister: an older sister, late Princess Sultana, and two younger brothers, late Prince Majid and late Prince Sattam[1] who is the Governor of Riyadh Province since November 2011.

Activities[edit]

Haya bint Abdulaziz became the patron of the Saudi Cricket Centre in 2001, which is the governing body of cricket in Saudi Arabia.

Personal life[edit]

Haya bint Abdulaziz was married to Muhammad bin Saud bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud, a nephew of King Abdulaziz. They have four children; a daughter, Noura and three sons, Saad, Faisal and Abdul Rahman.[2]

Death and funeral[edit]

Haya bint Abdulaziz died of an illness at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh on 2 November 2009.[3] She was 80 years old. Her funeral prayers was held at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh on 3 November 2009.[3] King Abdullah attended her funeral prayers with other officials and dignitaries.[4] Prince Fahd bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz, Prince Mutaib bin Abdulaziz, Prince Bandar bin Mohammad bin Abdulrahman, then Deputy Chief of the National Guard Prince Badr bin Abdulaziz, Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdullah bin Abdulrahman, Makkah Governor Prince Khalid Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz, then Deputy Interior Minister Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz and then Chief of General Intelligence Prince Miqren bin Abdulaziz also performed funeral prayers for her.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prince Sattam receives condolers on the death of Princess Haya bint Abdulaziz". Gulf in the Media. 5 November 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Family Tree of Haya bint Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud". Datarabia. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Princess Haya bint Abdulaziz dies". Saudi Press Agency. 3 November 2009. Retrieved 29 November 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "King performs funeral prayers for Princess Haya bint Abdulaziz". Saudi Embassy, Washington DC. 3 November 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2012.