King Abdallah Stadium is a soccer stadium located around 60 km north of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. It is used for soccer matches by Al-Ahli and Al-Ittihad clubs.
Abdallah bin Abdelaziz Al Saud, born on August 1, 1924 in Riyadh and died on January 23, 2015 in the same city, was, from August 1, 2005 until his death, King of Saudi Arabia. A member of the Saudi dynasty, he was one of 53 sons of King Abdelaziz, known as Ibn Saud, founder of modern Saudi Arabia, and the only son of his wife Fahda bint Assi Al Churaym. He was crown prince of Saudi Arabia when his elder half-brother Fahd acceded to the throne in 1982, then de facto regent after the latter suffered a stroke in late 1995, before reigning from 2005 to 2015.
In 2015, according to the American magazine Forbes, he was the seventh most influential person in the world and the third richest ruler in the world, with an estimated fortune of $18.5 billion. He died of pneumonia on January 23, 2015.
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