Faisal I of Iraq
|King of Iraq|
|Reign||23 August 1921 – 8 September 1933|
|King of Syria|
|Reign||8 March 1920 – 24 July 1920|
|Born||20 May 1885|
Mecca, Hejaz Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
|Died||8 September 1933 (aged 48)|
Royal Mausoleum, Adhamiyah
|Spouse||Huzaima bint Nasser|
|Father||Hussein bin Ali, King of Hejaz|
|Mother||Abdiyah bint Abdullah|
Faysal (1885-1933) is the third son of Hussein Bin Ali. He became the king of Syria in October 1918 after the Arab Revolt. In 1921 he became the king of Iraq under supervision of the British. In 1932 he made it happen that Iraq become independent from England.
King Faisal died of a heart attack on 8 September 1933 in Bern, Switzerland. He was 48 years old at the time of his death.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ IRAQ – Resurgence In The Shiite World – Part 8 – Jordan & The Hashemite Factors, APS Diplomat Redrawing the Islamic Map, 14 February 2005
- ↑ Tell, Tariq. "Faysal I, King of Iraq | International Encyclopedia of the First World War (WW1)". encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net.