The Saudi Dynasty "Al Saud"
- The First Saudi State
It was established in the year 1744 (1157 H.) when Sheikh Mohammed Ibn Abdul Wahab
settled in Diriyah and Prince Mohammed Ibn Saud agreed to support and espouse his cause,
with a view to cleansing the Islamic faith from distortions.
- The Second Saudi State
It began in 1824 (1240 H), when Imam Turki Ibn Abdullah captured the city of
Riyadh, liberating the entire Najd from the armies of Mohammed Ali Pasha.
- The Third Saudi State
This era began in 1902 (1319 H) when King
Abdul Aziz Ibn Abdul Rahman Al Saud captured Riyadh in the process of
founding the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.