The question of succession has become a pressing problem in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As more and more sons of the Kingdom’s founder, Abdulaziz Ibn Saud, grow old and pass way, the Kingdom must find a method for selecting a successor from amongst Ibn Saud’s grandsons. The following infographic sets out the most likely successors to the Saudi throne from first and second-generation members of the House of Saud.
For a more in depth look at this issue, see our recent articles on succession in the Kingdom: “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: the Next Generation” by Leila and “The Next in Line: Transferring Power in the House of Saud” by Patrik Stör.
*Leila is a staff writer at Muftah.