Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer
(1908 – November 1998) was a Saudi royal
and businessman. He was a nephew of King Abdulaziz
. He was the patriarch
of the Al Kabeer clan and a senior prince due to his in-depth tribal
knowledge and connections.
His nickname was Shaqran.
Activities, personal life and death Prince Mohammed joined some of the wars during the formation of Saudi Arabia.
He was one of the closest allies of Crown Prince Saud
, later King Saud.
Following the establishment of the state he mostly dealt with horse and camel breeding
In 1961 he founded Yamama Cement company in Riyadh.
The company was one of the best performing construction firms in the region.
Although his three sons, Salman, Abdulaziz and Abdul Rahman, signed the document that demanded the abdication of King Saud in 1964, Prince Mohammed did not sign it and was in a hunting trip during the incident.
During the reign of King Khalid
, Prince Mohammed was ranked second in royal protocol just after the king.
In January 2018 eleven of Prince Mohammed's grandsons were arrested in Riyadh following their protest in front of the Qasr Palace or the Palace of Government, demanding the abolition of the royal order that stipulated stopping the payment of their bills for electricity and water.
All princes were released one week later.
However, his grandson Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Mohammed and the latter's son, Salman bin Abdulaziz
, have been in detention since early 2018.
Prince Mohammed died at age 90 in November 1998.
there is a health-care institution named after Prince Mohammed, Prince Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer disease and dialysis center.
In Riyadh an annual horse race named the cup of Prince Mohammed bin Saud Al Kabeer is organized.
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