Faisal II of Iraq
|King of Iraq|
|Reign||4 April 1939 – 14 July 1958|
|Regency ended||2 May 1953|
Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba'i, President of Iraq
|Prince 'Abd al-Ilah|
|Born||2 May 1935|
Baghdad, Kingdom of Iraq
|Died||14 July 1958 (aged 23)|
Baghdad, Arab Federation
Royal Mausoleum, Adhamiyah
|Partner||Fadila Ibrahim Sultan (engaged, Faisal II died the day before the wedding)|
|Mother||Aliya of Hejaz|
Faisal II (Arabic: الملك فيصل الثاني el-Melik Faysal es-Sânî) (2 May 1935 – 14 July 1958) was the last King of Iraq. He reigned from 4 April 1939 until July 1958, when he was killed during the 14 July Revolution.
The only son of King Ghazi of Iraq and Queen Aliya, Faisal acceded to the throne at the age of three after his father was killed in a car crash.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "IRAQ – Resurgence in the Shiite World – Part 8 – Jordan & The Hashemite Factors". APS Diplomat Redrawing the Islamic Map. 2005.