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Abdullah II
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Abdullah at the World Economic Forum, 2013
King of Jordan
Reign 7 February 1999 – present
Coronation 9 June 1999
Predecessor Hussein bin Talal
Heir apparent Hussein bin Abdullah
Prime Ministers
Born 30 January 1962 (1962-01-30) (age 58)
Amman, Jordan
Spouse Rania Al-Yassin
Issue
Detail
Crown Prince Hussein
Princess Iman
Princess Salma
Prince Hashem
Full name
Abdullah bin Hussein bin Talal bin Abdullah bin Hussein bin Ali
House House of Hashim
Father Hussein of Jordan
Mother Muna al-Hussein
Religion Sunni Islam

Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الثاني بن الحسين, ʿAbdullāh aṯ-ṯānī ibn al-Ḥusayn; born 30 January 1962) is the King of Jordan. He became king on 7 February 1999 after the death of his father King Hussein. King Abdullah, whose mother is Princess Muna al-Hussein, is a member of the Hashemite family.

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