king of arabia
December 7, 2006 5:36am CST
King Saud was the second King of Saudi Arabia, reigning from 1953 to 1964. Saud became Crown Prince in 1933 and succeeded to the Saudi throne on the death of his father, King Abdul Aziz (Ibn Saud), in 1953. He established the Council of Ministers and set up the Ministries of Commerce, Education and Health. During his reign, the King Saud University was opened in Riyadh .