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King Hussein I

King Hussein IAKA Hussein bin Talal

Born: 14-Nov-1935
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Died: 7-Feb-1999
Location of death: Amman, Jordan
Cause of death: Cancer - Lymphoma
Remains: Buried, Hashemite Family Cemetery, Amman, Jordan

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Royalty

Nationality: Jordan
Executive summary: King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Father: (42nd-generation grandson of Prophet Muhammad)
Father: King Abdullah (d. 20-Jul-1951, assassinated)
Father: Prince Talal bin Abdullah
Mother: Princess Zein al-Sharaf
Wife: Dina (m. 1956, div. 1958)
Girlfriend: Susan Cabot (American actress, together in 1959)
Wife: Muna (m. 1959, div.)
Wife: Alia (d. 1977)
Wife: Queen Noor (m. 15-Jun-1978, until his death)
Son: Abdullah, Faisal and Ali, Hamzah, Hashem
Daughter: Alia, Zein, Aisha, Haya and Abeer, Iman, Raiyah

    Assassination Attempt (Jul-1951), at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem
    Declared Martial Law Apr-1957
    Traveled to the USSR 2-Oct-1967
    Declared Martial Law Sep-1970
    Traveled to the USSR 17-Jun-1976
    Visited Disneyland Nov-1989
    Prostate Surgery 1992
    Prostate Surgery Apr-1997
    Risk Factors: Prostate Cancer

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Author of books:
Uneasy Lies the Head (1962)
My War With Israel (1969)
Mon Métier de Roi

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