Iffat Al-Thunayan

Deceased Person

1916 – 2000

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Who was Iffat Al-Thunayan?

Iffat Mounira Al Thunayan, also spelled Effat, was the most prominent wife of King Faisal. She is sometimes called Queen Iffat, Emira Iffat, or Princess Iffat. She is famous for her efforts on the improvement of Saudi education. She was the founder of Taif model school and the first girl's college in Saudi Arabia.

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Born
1916
Istanbul
Also known as
  • Iffat bint Ahmed Al-Thunayan Al Saud
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Children
Died
Feb 17, 2000
Riyadh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013