Prince Fawwaz bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

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Fawwaz bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

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Death: July 22, 2008 (74)
Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ibn Saud and Princess Bazza (II)
Brother of Private; Prince Mishari bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and Private
Half brother of Prince Fahd (I) bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud; Princess Sara bint Abdul Aziz Al Saud; Prince Jiluwi (I) bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud; Prince Abdul Salem bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud; Prince Majed (I) bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and 80 others

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About Prince Fawwaz bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud

HRH Prince Fawwaz bin Abdul Aziz (1934- July 22, 2008), Governor of Riyadh and later of Makkah, was a member of the House of Saud and son of the first monarch of Saudi Arabia, Ibn Saud, by his wife Bazza.

He was appointed Governor of Riyadh 1960, but stepped down in 1961, then became part of Saudi Arabia's socialist Free Princes movement in 1962-1964. Rehabilitated by the late King Faisal in 1971, he was appointed Governor of Makkah, and then removed from office in by the late King Khalid in 1980, after the 1979 seizure of the Grand Mosque.

He was a founding member of the Bay'ah Council, and the only full brother of Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz. He had a wide range of business activities related to property development in the kingdom.

Prince Fawwaz died in Paris on July 22, 2008, at the age of 74, after suffering from a disease. His funeral was held in the Holy Mosque in Makkah on the following day. Condolence messages were sent to King Abdullah, the Saudi government and the Saudi Royal Family from the King of Bahrain, Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah,, the Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa, and his heir apparent, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani.

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Prince Fawwaz bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud's Timeline

1934
1934
2008
July 22, 2008
Age 74
Paris, Île-de-France, France
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