Sunday, April 5, 2009
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia 1 Riyal 1984 EF
Front: King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud(1921-2005) and a depiction of an Amawi Dinar.
Back: A typical view of the countryside, including wild flowers
Thanks to Ganesh-Saudi Arabia
King Fahd is credited for having introduced the Basic Law of Saudi Arabia in 1992.
Family and progeny
Fahd was married at least four times, but many believe it was a far greater number. He had six sons and an unknown number of daughters. His sons were:
Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (1946-1999) Died of a heart attack. Director-general of Youth Welfare (1971-99), Director-general at Ministry of Planning and Minister of State (1977-1999).
Khalid bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (born 1947) Current head of Youth Welfare.
Muhammad bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (born 1950), governor of the Eastern province.
Saud bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (born 1950), former deputy president of the General Intelligence Directorate.
Sultan bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (born 1951), Army Officer. Elevated to minister rank in November 1997.
Abdul-Aziz bin Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, nicknamed , (born 1971), Fahd's favorite son and minister of state without portfolio. He is the son of Princess Jawhara al-Ibrahim, Fahd's fourth and, reportedly, favorite wife.
Information Obtained From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia