Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud (Ibn Saud)

Abdul Aziz, son of Abdul Rahman, was deeply concerned with thoughts of his home territory, Nejd, the land of his ancestors. He anticipated that he would some day go back again and regain control of that part of Arabia.

In 1902 (1319/20 AH) Abdul Aziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud (Ibn Saud) retook the city of Riyadh and established his rule over that area. From 1902 through 1926 (1319 - 1445 AH), in an outstanding example of leadership, energy and skill, Ibn Saud consolidated the unity of most of the Arabian Peninsula.

In September 1932 (1350/51 AH), the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded and officially acquired its present name .

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