Badr bin Abdul Aziz
Prince Badr bin Abdul-Aziz (born 1933) is a senior member of the Saudi royal family
House of Saud
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. He is a former Deputy Commander of the Saudi Arabian National Guard
Saudi Arabian National Guard
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 (SANG). He participated in the Free Princes
Free Princes
Free Princes Movement was a Saudi liberal political movement from 1958-64. Its members were known as the Young Najd, Free Princes, and Liberal Princes....

 movement in 1962-1964 during which time he lived in exile, mostly in Beirut
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 and Cairo
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. He was rehabilitated by King Faisal
Faisal of Saudi Arabia
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 and named to SANG in 1968.

He is the 9th oldest surviving son of the late King Abdul-Aziz. He is not likely to become a future king of Saudi Arabia because of his lack of experience in high-level positions. He has one surviving full-brother, Abdul-Ilah
Abdul-Ilah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud
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. Abdul-Ilah was born in 1935 and is an adviser to King Abdullah
Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, is the King of Saudi Arabia. He succeeded to the throne on 1 August 2005 upon the death of his half-brother, King Fahd. When Crown Prince, he governed Saudi Arabia as regent from 1998 to 2005...


Health concerns caused him to request that King Abdullah relieve him from service as Deputy Commander of the National Guard.

His son Fahd is the Governor of Al Jawf Province
Al Jawf Province
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