Dalal bint Saud Al Saud
Dalal bint Saud Al Saud (1957 – 10 September 2021) was a Saudi princess, activist, and philanthropist. Being a member of House of Saud she was known for her activities concerning the welfare of youth and children at risk.
|Dalal bint Saud Al Saud|
|Died||10 September 2021 (aged 63–64)|
|Burial||13 September 2021|
Al Oud cemetery, Riyadh
|Spouse||Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud (divorced)|
|Issue||Princess Reem |
|House||House of Saud|
|Mother||Terkiyah Mohammed Al Abdulaziz|
Princess Dalal was born in Riyadh as one of the daughters of King Saud, the second ruler of Saudi Arabia. Her mother was Terkiyah Mohammed Al Abdulaziz. Princess Dalal's full brothers included Prince Mansour, Prince Abdullah, Prince Turki, and Prince Al Waleed.
Princess Dalal was the first wife of Saudi royal and businessman Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud. When they married, Prince Talal, her father-in-law, gave her a $200,000 necklace as a wedding gift which she sold to raise money for her husband. Dalal bint Saud later divorced from Prince Al Waleed with whom she had two children: Princess Reem and Prince Khalid. Their son was born in California in 1978. Princess Reem was born in 1982.
Dalal bint Saud was an honorary board members of the Legacy of Hope Foundation, an organization focusing on the healthcare reform for children worldwide. She involved in various campaigns and programs targeting youth and children at risk and foster care for this group.
In February 2021 her daughter, Princess Reem, tweeted that Princess Dalal had an operation to remove a tumor. She died on 10 September 2021 due to cancer. The Saudi Press Agency reported that funeral prayers for her would be on 13 September 2021 at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Riyadh.
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