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Saudi Arabia’s oldest man dies leaving behind 477 family memebers
Saudi Arabia’s oldest know man Shaikh Awadh bin Abdul Aziz Al Saifi died at the age of 120, reported international media on Saturday.
Shaikh Awadh has 24 children while a total number of his family that includes grandchildren is 477.
His eldest son is 98 year-old, while the youngest son has recently celebrated his 22nd birthday, a report said, adding that his eldest grandson is 65-year-old.
Shaikh Awadh, who was also a poet, had been active throughout his life and enjoyed a reputable position in his social circle.
He had penned various poems over the crowning ceremonies of King Abdul Aziz to King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
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