Abdullah II of Jordan
Abdullah at the World Economic Forum, 2013
|King of Jordan|
|Reign||7 February 1999 – present|
|Coronation||9 June 1999|
|Predecessor||Hussein bin Talal|
|Heir apparent||Hussein bin Abdullah|
30 January 1962 |
|Crown Prince Hussein
|House||House of Hashim|
|Father||Hussein of Jordan|
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.
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- "Abdullah II". Encyclopedia Britannica (15th) I: A-ak Bayes. (2010). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica Inc.. 23.
- Kingabdullah.jo (2006), His Majesty King Abdullah II: King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Royal Hashemite Court. Retrieved on 14 December 2007