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Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (Arabic: سعود بن فيصل بن عبد العزيز آل سعود‎), also known as Saud Al Faisal (Arabic: سعود الفيصل‎‎; 2 January 1940 – 9 July 2015), was a Saudi diplomat and statesman. He served as Saudi Arabia's foreign minister from 1975 to 2015.

Saud Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
His Royal Highness Prince Saud al Faisal bin Abdul Aziz (5550131494) (cropped).jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Term13 October 1975 – 29 April 2015
PredecessorFaisal
SuccessorAdel al-Jubeir
MonarchKhalid
Fahd
Abdullah
Salman
Born(1940-01-02)2 January 1940
Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
Died9 July 2015(2015-07-09) (aged 75)
Los Angeles, United States
SpouseJawhara bint Abdullah bin Abdul-Rahman
Full name
Saud Al Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
FatherKing Faisal
MotherIffat Al-Thunayan
ReligionWahhabi Hanbali Sunni Islam

By the time of his retirement, he was the world's longest-serving foreign minister. He was a member of the Saudi royal family.

Saud died on 9 July 2015 from complications from Parkinson's disease after going through surgery in Los Angeles, California at the age of 75.[1]

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  1. "Breaking: Saudi ex-Foreign Minister Saud Al Faisal dead at 75". Gulf News. Reuters, AFP. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015.

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