Abdullah II of Jordan

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Abdullah II
Abdullah at the World Economic Forum, 2013
King of Jordan
Reign 7 February 1999 – present
Coronation 9 June 1999[1]
Predecessor Hussein bin Talal
Heir apparent Hussein bin Abdullah
Prime Ministers
Spouse Rania Al-Yassin
Issue
Crown Prince Hussein
Princess Iman
Princess Salma
Prince Hashem
Full name
Abdullah bin Hussein bin Talal bin Abdullah bin Hussein bin Ali
House House of Hashim
Father Hussein of Jordan
Mother Muna al-Hussein
Born 30 January 1962 (1962-01-30) (age 55)[1]
Amman, Jordan
Religion Sunni Islam

Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الثاني بن الحسين, ʿAbdullāh aṯ-ṯānī ibn al-Ḥusayn; born 30 January 1962) is the King of Jordan. He became king on 7 February 1999 after the death of his father King Hussein. King Abdullah, whose mother is Princess Muna al-Hussein, is a member of the Hashemite family.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Abdullah II". Encyclopedia Britannica (15th) I: A-ak Bayes. (2010). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica Inc.. 23. 
  2. Kingabdullah.jo (2006), His Majesty King Abdullah II: King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Royal Hashemite Court. Retrieved on 14 December 2007