Full Name : Abdul Rahman bin Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Muhammed bin Abdul Aziz bin Muhammed bin Abdullah
Nickname : As Sudais
Syaikh Sudais was born in 1382 A.H in Riyadh . He became Hafiz of the Quran at the age of 12, in Riyadh, in a Masjid headed by Syaikh Abdul Rahman al Faryan. He was also taught by Syaikh Muhammed Ali Hussan and Syaikh Muhammed Abdul Majid Zakir, as well as various other Scholars.
Syaikh Abdul Rahman grew up in Riyadh attending the `Mathna bin Hartha` elementary school as well as the Scientific Academy of Riyadh. There he studied under various scholars including Syaikh Abdullah Munaif and Syaikh Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman al Tawayjari. Dr. Abdul Rahman graduated from this Academy with a grading of `Excellent` in the Year 1399 and went onto Shariah College. After this he became Imam and Khateeb of the Masjid Syaikh al Allam Abdul Razzaq Afifi. He also began teaching at the Academy Imam al Dawa Al Almy.
It was in the year 1404 that he was appointed Imam and Khateeb of Masjid ul Haram, Makkah. There he first led the ‘Asr Salah on the date 22nd Shaban 1404. (22-08-1404).His first Khutbah was 15th Ramadhan 1404. (15-09-1404). In the Year Dr. Abdul Rahman got his Masters Degree, grading `Excellent` from the Shariah college of Imam Muhammed Bin Saud University. He moved onto to being assisstant teacher at the prestigious Umm al Qura University, Makkah, where he obtained his Doctorate, again grading `Excellent` in the year 1416. He was thereafter appointed Lecturer in the Shariah college of The Um al Qura University.
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