Faud ibn Abdul Aziz al-Saud


Age: 84

Summary: King of Saudi Arabia in name only after suffering a debilititating stroke in 1995 who allowed the military to install bases on Saudi soil in a move that enraged many conservatives while trying to strengthen relations with the U.S.

Cause of Death: Complications of a stroke

Born: March 16, 1921

Died: August 1, 2005

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia