Fahd o Saudi Arabie

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Keeng Fahd bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Custodian o the Twa Holy Mosques, (16 Mairch 1921 – 1 August 2005) wis the Keeng o the Kinrick o Saudi Arabie, Heid o the Hoose o Saud as well as Prime Meenister. Ane o fowerty-five sons o Saudi foonder Ibn Saud, an the fowert o his five sons who hae ruled the Kinrick (Saud, Faisal, Khalid, Fahd, an Abdullah), Fahd ascendit tae the throne on the daith o his half-brither, Keeng Keeng Khalid, on 13 Juin 1982.

Fahd wis appointit Croun Prince when Khalid succeedit their half-brither King Faisal, who wis assassinatit in 1975. Fahd wis viewed as the de facto prime meenister during Keeng Keeng Khalid's reign in part due tae the latter's ill health.

Fahd suffered a debilitatin stroke 29 November 1995, efter which he wis unable tae continue performin his full offeecial duties. His half-brither, Abdullah, the kintra's Croun Prince, served as de facto regent o the kinrick an succeedit Fahd as monarch upon his daith on 1 August 2005.

King Fahd is creditit for haein introduced the Basic Law o Saudi Arabie in 1992.