Sheikh Abdallah I. Ibn Saud. Imam of the Wahhabi.

Abdallah I. ibn Saud. Sheikh, Wahhabi, Emir, Saudi State, Imam, arabia costume

Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud.

Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud.

Sketched from life by Sir J. Sutherland.

Abdallah-ibn-Souhoud. Wahhabism, Sunni Islam, Ruler, Wahhabi, Salafi, Jihad. Arabia Costume

Abdallah I. Ibn Saud (1740-1818). Later copy from above picture.

Abdallah I. ibn Saud.

Sheikh Abdallah I. ibn Saud (1740-1818) from the House of Saud, ruled the First Saudi State and was Imam of the Wahhabi from 1814-1818. Beheaded at Constantinople (Istanbul, Byzanz) in 1818.

Source: An Account of the Transactions of His Majesty’s Mission to the Court of Persia, in the Years 1807-11: To which is appended a brief history of Wahauby. By Sir Harford Jones Brydges. Publisher: James Bohn, London 1834.

Sir Harford Jones Brydges (1764-1847) was an English diplomat and author, ambassador to the court of Fatḥ-ʿAlī Shah Qājār from 1807 to 1811.

Lieutenant James Sutherland (1784-1850), Bombay Infantry, was Engineer-Surveyor on the expedition. He was created Knight of the Lion and the Sun by the Shah in 1810.

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