King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz

His Death

King Fahd was admitted to the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh on 27 May 2005 for unspecified medical tests. An official (who insisted on anonymity) told the Associated Press unofficially that the king had died at 7:30 EDT on 1 August 2005. King Fahd was 84. Official statement was announced on state television at 10:00 am by then information minister Iyad Madani.