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She was a favored wife, Hassa bint Ahmad al Sudairi, mother of Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, twenty-third son of King Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, first monarch of Saudi Arabia.

Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia, stood next to the throne held by his half-brother Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud who was born of Fahda bint al Asi al Shuraim who was the eighth wife of King Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, whose first child from her marriage to King Abdul Aziz was Abdullah, as well as daughters Nuf and Seeta, half-sisters to Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Nayef bin Abdulaziz was one of eleven children born to Hassa bint Ahmad al Sudairi by King Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, seven sons, four daughters. Nayef was predeceased by two of his full-brothers and one of his full-sisters but, as far as it is know, three of his full-sisters still live, Latifa bint Abdulaziz, Al Jawhara bint Abdulaziz, Jawaher bint Abdulaziz; his oldest full-sister Luluwah bint Abdulaziz died in 2008.

I do not know how many half-sisters there are for Nayef bin Abdulaziz, but he was one of the forty-five sons of King Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia by various wives. I do not know if the children of concubines are counted as real children.

Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, as far as it is known, had three wives. Wife Number One was Noura Alfarraj Alsubaie, producing one chilld, Jawahir, wife of late King Fahd's son, Mohammed bin Fahd. Nayef divorced Noura. Wife Number Two and present widow is still, as far as we know, Al Jawhara bint Abd al Aziz bin Musaid Al Jiluwi, productive of children Muhammad, Noura, Saud and Sara. Wife Number Three was Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al Sudairi, mother of Nouf, Nawwaf, Mishail, Hayfa and Fahd. A divorce resulted, presumably because Maha bint Mohammed bin Ahmad al Sudain was a spendthrift with an extensive staff of 60 personnel and a tendency to not pay for stuff.

Nayef bin Abdulaziz reportedly was suffering from diabetes mellitus and osteoporosis and cancer. He died, it is true, on Saturday, June 16, 2012, reportedly in Geneva, Switzerland. at the age of 77 or 78, possibly.

Nayef bin Abdulaziz headed the Ministerial Committee on Morality, although in 2001 he supported a move to issue women with their own identity cards, a decision which gave women more freedom in many financial and legal transactions. He was opposed to women drivers, it is to be presumed he opposed the physical disclosure of women in Saudi Arabia as well.

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