Dina bint Abdul-Hamid

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Queen Dina

Dina bint Abdul-Hamid (15 December 1929 – 21 August 2019) was the former Queen of Jordan.[1] Her husband, the king, was Hussein of Jordan. 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 was a graduate of Cambridge University. She lectured in English literature at Cairo University. Together they had one child, Princess Alia bint Hussein[3]. She was the king's eldest child.[2] She was born in in Cairo, Egypt.

Dina died on 21 August 2019 in Amman, Jordan at the age of 89.[4]

References[change | change source]

  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.
  4. RHC mourns passing away of Princess Dina bint Abdul-Hamid