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Hussein
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Hussein in 1997
King of Jordan
Reign 11 August 1952 – 7 February 1999
Regency ended 2 May 1953
Predecessor Talal
Successor Abdullah II
Prime Ministers
Born (1935-11-14)14 November 1935
Amman, Transjordan
Died 7 February 1999(1999-02-07) (aged 63)
Amman, Jordan
Burial 8 February 1999
Raghadan Palace
Spouse
Dina bint Abdul-Hamid
(m. 1955; div. 1957)

Antoinette Gardiner
(m. 1961; div. 1972)

Alia Touqan
(m. 1972; died 1977)

Lisa Halaby
(m. 1978)
Issue
Details and adopted children
Princess Alia
Abdullah II
Prince Faisal
Princess Aisha
Princess Zein
Princess Haya
Prince Ali
Prince Hamzah
Prince Hashim
Princess Iman
Princess Raiyah
Full name
Hussein bin Talal bin Abdullah bin Hussein
House Hashemite
Father Talal of Jordan
Mother Zein Al-Sharaf
Religion Sunni Islam
Signature Hussein's signature

Hussein bin Talal (Arabic: الحسين بن طلال, Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) was the King of Jordan from 11 August 1952 until his death on 7 February 1999. He died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, aged 63.


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