Hathloul bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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Hathloul bin Abdulaziz
Born 1942
Died 29 September 2012 (aged 69-70)
Burial 30 September 2012
Full name
Hathloul bin Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud
House House of Saud
Father Ibn Saud
Mother Saida al Yamaniyah
Religion Islam

Hathloul bin Abdulaziz Al Saud[1] (1942 - 29 September 2012) was a senior prince of the House of Saud, and a member of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Allegiance Council.[2]

Early life[edit]

Prince Hathloul was born in 1942. He was Ibn Saud's thirty-second son.[3] His mother was a Yemeni woman, Saida al Yamaniyah.[3]

Succession and activities[edit]

In August 2009, the Washington Institute for Near East Policy identified him as a potential successor to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.[3] In 2012, Foreign Policy identified him as one of four potential heirs apparent after Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz. However, it added that he was much less well-known than the other three candidates.[4]

He served as president of Al-Hilal FC three times.[5]


Wife Children
'Abta bint Abdullah bin Rasheed Princess Reema (died 18 May 2007, aged 42 years),[6] Princess Lamiyya', Princess Nowf, Princess Bindary, Prince Abdulaziz, Princess Najoud
Maddawi al-Dagaythr (divorced) Princess Fahda, Princess Noora (deceased)
Dr. Salwa bint Ahmed al-Ahmed (divorced) Princess Sara
Mayy al-'Aeesa (divorced) Princess Tarfa
Masha'al bint bin Fallah al-Hathleen (divorced) Prince Turki
Al-Jowhra bint 'Ali bin Qria' al-Mari (divorced) Prince Saud
'Afaf bint 'Abeed al-Rasheed Princess Al-'Anood
Ghaada bint Mohamed al-Zalal al-Qahtani
'Azeeza al-Thanian
Ameena bint Salem al-Salem
Hind bint Abd al-Rahman bin Mohamad bin Sa'eed al-Khaldi
Hind bint Marzough bin Shafi al-'Aseemi (divorced)


In a statement by the Royal Court, it was announced that Prince Hathloul had died abroad on 29 September 2012.[7] His body was taken to Jeddah on 30 September 2012.[8] Funeral prayers for him were held on the same day at the Grand Mosque in Mecca.[7]

King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on the demise of Prince Hathloul bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.[9][10]



  1. ^ "Hathloul that I had known". Alriyadh. 3 October 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "King Abdullah names members of the Allegiance Council". Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. 10 December 2007. Archived from the original on 1 June 2012. Retrieved June 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ a b c "After King Abdullah" (PDF). Washington Institute for Near East Policy. August 2009. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Stephens, Michael (18 June 2012). "The Underestimated Prince Nayef". Foreign Policy. Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "Presidents of Al Hilal". Al-Hilal FC. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "بيان من الديوان الملكي وفاة الأميرة ريما بنت هذلول والأميرة شيخة بنت فيصل بن محمد". جريدة الرياض (in Arabic). Retrieved 2017-02-03. 
  7. ^ a b "Prince Hadhloul Bin Abdulaziz passes away". Saudi Gazette. 30 September 2012. Archived from the original on 15 May 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Body of Prince Hazlul bin Abdulaziz Arrives in Jeddah". Saudi Press Agency. 30 September 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "HRH the Prime Minister sends cables of condolences to Saudi leadership". Bahrain News Agency. 30 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  10. ^ "HM King Hamad Sends Condolences to Saudi Leaders". Bahrain News Agency. 30 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012.