Dina bint 'Abdu'l-Hamid

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Queen Dina with King Hussein of Jordan

Dina bint 'Abdu'l-Hamid (born on 15 December 1929 in Cairo, Egypt) is the former Queen of Jordan.[1] Her husband, the king, was Hussein of Jordan. She was his first wife. They were married from 18 April 1955 to 24 June 1957. The marriage ended because the queen stated she did not love the king and they had political differences.[2] Dina is a graduate of Cambridge University. She lectured in English literature at Cairo University. Together they had one child, Princess Alia bint Hussein[3]. She is the king's eldest child.[2]

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  1. Family tree on website of King Hussein of Jordan
  2. 2.0 2.1 Katy Rovetto, Flying High: Soaring Above the Tragedies of Life (Mustang, OK: Tate Pub., 2009), p. 130
  3. "Queen Dina". Cairo Times. 1999. Retrieved 1 October 2010.