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The King of the Hashemite
Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan
Jordan
is Jordan's head of state and monarch. He serves as the head of the Jordanian monarchy — the Hashemite
Hashemite
dynasty. The king is addressed as His Majesty (صاحب الجلالة).

Contents

1 History 2 Succession 3 Monarchs of Jordan
Jordan
(1921–present)

3.1 Emirate of Transjordan
Emirate of Transjordan
(1921–1946) 3.2 Hashemite
Hashemite
Kingdom of Transjordan/ Jordan
Jordan
(1946–present)

4 Timeline 5 Royal Standard 6 See also 7 References 8 External links

History[edit] Further information: History of Jordan The Jordanian monarchy was set up in 1921. The sons of Hussein bin Ali, the Sharif of Mecca
Sharif of Mecca
from 1908 until 1916, were set up as kings of Iraq and Jordan. In Jordan, Abdullah I was made Emir
Emir
of Transjordan, a post he held from 11 April 1921 until Transjordan was granted independence on 25 May 1946 as the Hashemite
Hashemite
Kingdom of Transjordan. Abdullah was crowned the country's first king. The country's name was shortened to the Hashemite
Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan
Jordan
on 3 April 1949, after the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. Succession[edit] Further information: Line of succession to the Jordanian throne Monarchs of Jordan
Jordan
(1921–present)[edit] Emirate of Transjordan
Emirate of Transjordan
(1921–1946)[edit]

Name Lifespan Reign start Reign end Notes Family Image

Abdullah

عبد الله الأول بن الحسين

February 1882 – 20 July 1951 (aged 69) 1 April 1921 25 May 1946 Previously King-designate of Iraq for a short period in 1920 Hashemite

Hashemite
Hashemite
Kingdom of Transjordan/ Jordan
Jordan
(1946–present)[edit]

Name Lifespan Reign start Reign end Notes Family Image

Abdullah I

عبد الله الأول بن الحسين

February 1882 – 20 July 1951 (aged 69) 25 May 1946 20 July 1951 (assassinated) Proclaimed King of Palestine by the Jericho Conference
Jericho Conference
in 1948 Hashemite

Talal

طلال بن عبد الله

(1909-02-26)26 February 1909 – 7 July 1972(1972-07-07) (aged 63) 20 July 1951 11 August 1952 (abdicated) Son of Abdullah I Hashemite

Hussein

الحسين بن طلال

(1935-11-14)14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999(1999-02-07) (aged 63) 11 August 1952 7 February 1999 Son of Talal Hashemite

Abdullah II

عبد الله الثانى بن الحسين

(1962-01-30) 30 January 1962 (age 56) 7 February 1999 Incumbent Son of Hussein Hashemite

Timeline[edit]

Royal Standard[edit] See also: Flag of Jordan

Royal Standard of the King

See also[edit]

History of Jordan List of Sunni Muslim dynasties

References[edit]

External links[edit]

The Hashemite
Hashemite
Family Tree

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Jordan articles

History

Nabataeans Hashemites Ottoman Empire Arab Revolt Sykes–Picot Agreement Emirate of Transjordan Ikhwan raids on Transjordan Arab–Israeli conflict

1948 1967 1968 1973

Israel– Jordan
Jordan
peace treaty Black September 2011 protests

Geography

Governorates Nahias Cities Extreme points Nature reserves Jordan
Jordan
River Dead Sea Red Sea Borders

Politics

The Royal Hashemite
Hashemite
Court Cabinet Constitution Elections Foreign affairs Human rights Kings Law enforcement LGBT rights Parliament Military Political parties Prime Minister

list

Economy

Agriculture Central Bank Defense industry Energy Globalization Oil shale Telecommunications Tourism Transport Water supply and sanitation

Society

Arabic
Arabic
language Demographics Education

universities Ministry

Health

hospitals medical education Private Hospitals Association

Public holidays Religion

Islam Christianity Freedom of religion

Culture

Art Cinema Cuisine Media

JRTV Ro'ya TV newspapers

Music World Heritage Sites Sport

People

King Abdullah I King Talal King Hussein King Abdullah II Queen Rania Prince Hassan bin Talal

Outline Index

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