Talal bin Abdulaziz Wiki
alal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: طلال بن عبد العزيز آل سعود; 15 August 1931 – 22 December 2018), formerly also called The Red Prince, was a senior member of the Saudi royal family. He was notable for his liberal stance, striving for a national Constitution, the full rule of law and equality before the law. He was also the leader of Free Princes Movement.
Talal bin Abdulaziz Early Life
Prince Talal was born on August 15, 1931 as the twentieth son of King Abdulaziz. Munaiyir was introduced by the Emir of Unayza to Ibn Saud in 1921 when he was 12 years old and Ibn Saud was 45 years old. He converted to Islam. Her first child was born when she was 15, a son named Talal. Following tradition, Munaiyir became known as Umm Talal, “mother of Talal”. However, in 1927, three-year-old Talal died. In 1931, Talal was born and was named in honor of his late brother, following the Bedouin tradition. It is unknown when Abdulaziz divorced his fourth wife and formally married Munaiyir. Her family reports that she remained illiterate all her life and converted to Islam. Munaiyir was considered by British diplomats in Saudi Arabia as one of King Abdulaziz’s favorite wives. She was as well known for her intelligence as for her beauty. She died in December 1991. Prince Talal was the full brother of Prince Nawwaf. During King Saud’s reign, they became bitter enemies, to the point of disputing their inheritances.
Talal bin Abdulaziz Death
The Royal Court announced that Prince Talal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud passed away. A funeral prayer for his soul will be held at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh after Asr’s regular prayer (late) on Thursday.