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Reigning Royal Families

Biographical entries of most of the reigning monarchs and of certain other members of the reigning royal families will be found in their appropriate alphabetical order in the biographical section of this site.

The name under which they can be found in the text of the site is listed and hyperlinked in this section in bold UPPERCASE type.


JORDAN

Reigning King:

KING ABDULLAH II IBN AL-HUSSEIN
b. 30 January 1962; succeeded to the throne 7 February 1999, on the death of his father, King Hussein Ibn Talal; married 10 June 1993, Rania al-Yassin (Queen Rania al-Abdullah) (b. 31 August 1970).

Children of the King:

HRH Crown Prince Hussein, b. 28 June 1994.

HRH Princess Iman, b. 27 September 1996.

HRH Princess Salma, b. 26 September 2000.

HRH Prince Hashem, b. 30 January 2005.

Parents of the King:

King Hussein ibn Talal, b. 14 November 1935, died 7 February 1999; married 1st Dina bint Abdelhamid (Queen Dina) (divorced), one child; married 2nd Antoinette Gardner (Princess Muna) (divorced 1972), four children; married 3rd Alia Toukan (Queen Alia) (deceased), two children; married 4th Lisa Najeeb Halaby (Queen Noor) (b. 23 August 1951), four children.

Brothers and Sisters of the King:

Princess Alia, b. 13 February 1956; married 1st 11 July 1977, Nasser Wasfi Mirza (divorced 1983); son, Prince Hussein Mirza, b. 12 February 1981; married 2nd 30 July 1988, Mohammad Farid as-Saleh; son, Talal as-Saleh, b. 12 September 1989; son, Abdel Hamid as-Saleh, b. 15 November 1991.

Prince Feisal, b. 11 October 1963; married 1st 10 August 1987, Alia at-Tabaa (Princess Alia) (divorced April 2008); daughter, Princess Ayah, b. 11 February 1990; son, Prince Omar, b. 22 October 1993; daughter, Princess Aisha, b. 27 March 1996; daughter, Princess Sarah, b. 27 March 1996; married 2nd 24 May 2010, Sara Qabbani (Princess Sara) (divorced 14 September 2013).

Princess Zein, b. 23 April 1968; married 3 August 1989, Majdi Farid as-Saleh; son, Jaafar as-Saleh, b. 9 November 1990; daughter, Jumana as-Saleh.

Princess Aisha, b. 23 April 1968; married 26 July 1990, Zeid Juma'a (divorced); son, Aoun Juma'a, b. 27 May 1992; daughter, Muna Juma'a, b. 18 July 1996.

Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, b. 3 May 1974; married 10 April 2004, Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid al-Maktoum (Ruler of Dubai); daughter, Sheikha Al Jalila, b. 2 December 2007; son, Sheikh Zayed, b. 7 January 2012.

Prince Ali, b. 23 December 1975; married 23 April 2004, Rym Brahimi; daughter, Princess Jalilah, b. 16 September 2005; son, Prince Abdullah, b. 19 March 2007.

Prince Hamzah, b. 29 March 1980; named Crown Prince of Jordan 1999, title rescinded by King Abdullah 2004); married 1st 29 August 2003 (official wedding 27 May 2004), Princess Noor bint Asem Ben Nayef (divorced 9 September 2009); daughter, Princess Haya, b. 18 April 2007; married 2nd 12 January 2012, Princess Basmah Bani Ahmad; daughter, Princess Zein, b. 3 November 2012.

Prince Hashim, b. 10 June 1981; married 15 April 2006, Fahdah Mohammed Abu Neyan; daughter, Princess Haalah, b. 6 April 2007; daughter, Princess Rayet, b. 4 July 2008; daughter, Princess Fatima al-Alia, b. 5 November 2011.

Princess Iman, b. 24 April 1983; married 22 March 2013, Zaid Azmi Mirza.

Princess Raiyah, b. 9 February 1986.



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