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date: 09 August 2020

Abdullah ibn Hussein ['Abd Allāh ibn al-Ḥusayn]locked

(1882–1951)
  • Michael T. Thornhill

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Abdullah ibn Hussein ['Abd Allāh ibn al-Ḥusayn] (1882–1951), emir of Transjordan and founder of the Hashemite kingdom of Jordan, was born in February 1882 in Mecca in the Ottoman province of Hejaz. He was the second of three sons of Hussein ibn Ali...

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