Hussein o Jordan

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Hussein bin Talal (Arabic: حسين بن طلال‎, Ḥusayn bin Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) wis the third Keeng o Jordan frae the abdication o his faither, King Talal, in 1952, till his daith. Hussein lead Jordan through the Cauld War an fower decades o Arab-Israeli conflict.[1] He recognized Israel in 1994, becomin the seicont Arab heid o state tae dae so.

Hussein's family claims a line o descent frae the Islamic prophet Muhammad. "We are the family o the prophet an we are the auldest tribe in the Arab warld," the keeng ance said o his Hashemite ancestry.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "King Hussein is dead". CNN. 1999-02-07.