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Saul is a given/first name in English, the Anglicized form of the Hebrew name Shaul from the Hebrew Bible:
  • Saul (given name)
    Saul (given name)
    Saul is the given name. It is of Hebrew origin , meaning "ask/question".People with this given name include:* King Saul, First King of Israel* Saul Alinsky, American liberal political activist* Saul Armendariz, Mexican professional wrestler...

    , including people with this given name


in the Bible:
  • Saul (Edomite king)
    Saul (Edomite king)
    Saul was a king of Edom mentioned in the Bible, in Genesis 36:31-43. He succeeded Samlah of Masrekah in the apparently elective kingship of the early Edomites. He is described as being from "Rehoboth on the river"; . He was succeeded by Baal-hanan ben Achbor....

    , a king of Edom
  • Shaul, a son of Simeon
    Simeon (Biblical figure)
    According to the Book of Genesis, Simeon was, the second son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Simeon. However, some Biblical scholars view this as postdiction, an eponymous metaphor providing an etiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite...

     (Genesis 46:10, Exodus 6:15, Numbers 26:13), was one of the 70 Hebrews to migrate to Egypt with the patriarch Jacob and his sons
  • Saul
    Saul
    -People:Saul is a given/first name in English, the Anglicized form of the Hebrew name Shaul from the Hebrew Bible:* Saul , including people with this given namein the Bible:* Saul , a king of Edom...

    , first king of the ancient Kingdom of Israel
  • Saul, the Hebrew name of Paul the Apostle, often called "Saul of Tarsus"


in fiction:
  • Saul Karath, a character in the popular roleplaying game Knights of the Old Republic
  • Saul Tigh
    Saul Tigh
    Saul Tigh is a fictional character on Battlestar Galactica played by Michael Hogan. The character was named Paul Tigh in early scripts, and was renamed due to legal issues, according to producer Ronald D. Moore. He is one of the main characters of the show.-Overview and personality:Saul Tigh is a...

    , a fictional character in the TV series Battlestar Galactica (re-imagined)
  • Saul (comics)
    Saul (comics)
    Saul is a fictional character in Marvel Comics. His first appearance was in X-Force #10. He is both a mutant and one of the Externals.-Fictional character biography:...

    , a fictional Marvel Comics character
  • Saul Malone, a fictional character in the TV series Saul of the Mole Men


Saul is the surname/last name of:
  • Andrew Saul
    Andrew Saul
    Andrew Marshall Saul is an American millionaire businessman from Katonah, New York who serves as the Chairman of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and Vice Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City, United States...

    , Chairman of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
  • Andrew W.
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Saul is a given/first name in English, the Anglicized form of the Hebrew name Shaul from the Hebrew Bible:
  • Saul (given name)
    Saul (given name)
    Saul is the given name. It is of Hebrew origin , meaning "ask/question".People with this given name include:* King Saul, First King of Israel* Saul Alinsky, American liberal political activist* Saul Armendariz, Mexican professional wrestler...

    , including people with this given name


in the Bible:
  • Saul (Edomite king)
    Saul (Edomite king)
    Saul was a king of Edom mentioned in the Bible, in Genesis 36:31-43. He succeeded Samlah of Masrekah in the apparently elective kingship of the early Edomites. He is described as being from "Rehoboth on the river"; . He was succeeded by Baal-hanan ben Achbor....

    , a king of Edom
  • Shaul, a son of Simeon
    Simeon (Biblical figure)
    According to the Book of Genesis, Simeon was, the second son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Simeon. However, some Biblical scholars view this as postdiction, an eponymous metaphor providing an etiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite...

     (Genesis 46:10, Exodus 6:15, Numbers 26:13), was one of the 70 Hebrews to migrate to Egypt with the patriarch Jacob and his sons
  • Saul
    Saul
    -People:Saul is a given/first name in English, the Anglicized form of the Hebrew name Shaul from the Hebrew Bible:* Saul , including people with this given namein the Bible:* Saul , a king of Edom...

    , first king of the ancient Kingdom of Israel
  • Saul, the Hebrew name of Paul the Apostle, often called "Saul of Tarsus"


in fiction:
  • Saul Karath, a character in the popular roleplaying game Knights of the Old Republic
  • Saul Tigh
    Saul Tigh
    Saul Tigh is a fictional character on Battlestar Galactica played by Michael Hogan. The character was named Paul Tigh in early scripts, and was renamed due to legal issues, according to producer Ronald D. Moore. He is one of the main characters of the show.-Overview and personality:Saul Tigh is a...

    , a fictional character in the TV series Battlestar Galactica (re-imagined)
  • Saul (comics)
    Saul (comics)
    Saul is a fictional character in Marvel Comics. His first appearance was in X-Force #10. He is both a mutant and one of the Externals.-Fictional character biography:...

    , a fictional Marvel Comics character
  • Saul Malone, a fictional character in the TV series Saul of the Mole Men


Saul is the surname/last name of:
  • Andrew Saul
    Andrew Saul
    Andrew Marshall Saul is an American millionaire businessman from Katonah, New York who serves as the Chairman of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board and Vice Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City, United States...

    , Chairman of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
  • Andrew W. Saul, American therapeutic nutrition specialist and author
  • John Saul
    John Saul
    John Saul is an American author of suspense and horror novels. Most of his books have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List.-Biography:...

    , American author
  • John Ralston Saul
    John Ralston Saul
    John Ralston Saul, CC is a Canadian author, essayist, and President of International PEN.As an essayist, Saul is particularly known for his commentaries on the nature of individualism, citizenship and the public good; the failures of manager-, or more precisely technocrat-, led societies; the...

    , Canadian philosopher and husband of Adrienne Clarkson
  • Richard Saul
    Richard Saul
    Air Vice-Marshal Richard Ernest Saul CB, DFC, RAF was a pilot during World War I and a senior Royal Air Force commander during World War II.- Earlier Years :Saul was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1891...

    , Irish air marshal


Saul is the first name of:
  • English and African-American musician Slash
    Slash (musician)
    Saul Hudson , known by his stage name Slash, is a British-American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the former lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. During his later years with Guns N'...

  • American graphic designer and film-maker Saul Bass
    Saul Bass
    Saul Bass was a Jewish-American graphic designer and filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences....

  • Canadian writer Saul Bellow
    Saul Bellow
    Saul Bellow was a Canadian-born Jewish American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts...


Arts

  • Saul (Alfieri)
    Saul (Alfieri)
    Saul is a theatrical tragedy in five acts, written by Vittorio Alfieri in 1782, in which the eponymous protagonist simultaneously embodies the tragic heroism of both tyrant and victim. This play marks the high point of Italian tragedy and pre-romantic poetry....

    , a theatrical tragedy by Vittorio Alfieri
  • Saul (Handel)
    Saul (Handel)
    Saul is an oratorio in three acts written by George Frideric Handel with a libretto by Charles Jennens. Taken from the 1st Book of Samuel, the story of Saul focuses on the first king of Israel’s relationship with his eventual successor, David; one which turns from admiration to envy and hatred,...

    , an oratorio by George Friedrich Handel

Geography

  • Saul, Kentucky
  • Saül
    Saül
    Saül is a commune of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America.It is very remote, surrounded by dense rainforest and, because there are no roads to the town, it can only be reached by airplane....

    , a town in French Guiana
  • Saul, Gloucestershire
    Saul, Gloucestershire
    Saul is a village in Gloucestershire, England at the site of the junction of the Stroudwater Navigation and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal. It is in the parish of Fretherne with Saul in the district of Stroud....

    , England
  • Saul, County Down
    Saul, County Down
    Saul is the name of a townland and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.The townland lies to the east of Downpatrick and has strong links with Saint Patrick. It is claimed that when Saint Patrick came to Ireland in 432, strong currents swept his boat through the Strangford Lough tidal...

    , Northern Ireland
  • Saul, a village in eastern Afghanistan
    Afghanistan
    Afghanistan , officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in the centre of Asia, forming South Asia, Central Asia and the Middle East. With a population of about 29 million, it has an area of , making it the 42nd most populous and 41st largest nation in the world...

    during 982 CE