- Saudi Arabia
- Saudi Arabia ()
The largest royal family is the house of Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, which had over 4,000 royal princes and 30,000 royal relatives in 2002. The kingdom was established by the patriarch, King Abdul Aziz in 1932, who had 44 sons by 17 wives, four of whom have ruled the kingdom since the King's death in 1953. The country has a strong cultural tradition of polygamy and the extended family.
Sons: King Saud (1953-64), King Faisal (1964-75), King Khalid (1975-82), the current ruler King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz(who is very ill) and therefore his half-brother, Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz is running the country.