1924 - Born on the 1st of August in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
1963 - He was given the position of Commander of the Saudi Arabian National Guard in August.
1975 - He was in the position of Second Deputy Prime Minister in March.
1982 - He was in the position of First Deputy Prime Minister in June.
1995 - He had previously acted as de facto regent and thus ruler of Saudi Arabia.
2005 - He succeeded the throne on the 1st of August, following the death of his half-brother, King Fahd.
- He was formally enthroned on the 3rd of August, but he inherited the title of King immediately after the
death of his half-brother.
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