King Salman, is one of those who have a special look toward democracy, also believes that reforms must go slowly, so as not to backfire.
King Salman, who title the Secretary of the family, is the son of 25 sons of King Abdulaziz bin Abdulrahman Al-founder Al-Faisal Al-Saud.
Salman was personal adviser to the former kings of the Kingdom.
King Salman is the brother of King Fahd, who are the sons of Princess Mother Hessa Ahmad Al-Sudairi, with only brothers alive from the mother's side, the two princes Abdul Rahman, and Ahmed, the sons of Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.
King Salman was born in the year 1935, where 80-year-old, and he had surgery on his spine in 2010 in a hospital in the United States.
King Salman political life began when he was appointed governor of the city of Riyadh, and on behalf of the his brother, Prince Nayef, and that was in 1954, a year later was officially appointed as the governor of the city.
Resigned from his post in 1960, then was appointed to the same position again by royal decree in 1963.
He was appointed as defense minister in 2011, and in 2012 was chosen as crown prince and deputy prime of Ministers.
Publishing WikiLeaks diplomatic document in the US in 2007, says explicitly that the new king Salman believes that democracy does not fit the Saudi people, and added the document, that the reforms that followed by the King Abdullah must go slowly so as not to backfire.
King Salman memorizing the Quran at the age of 10 years, and studied religious sciences and learning in the school of princes in Riyadh.