Hussein o Jordan
Hussein bin Talal (Arabic: حسين بن طلال, Ḥusayn bin Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 Februar 1999) wis the third Keeng o Jordan frae the abdication o his faither, Keeng Talal, in 1952, till his daith. Hussein lead Jordan throu the Cauld War an fower decades o Arab-Israeli conflict. He recognised Israel in 1994, becomin the seicont Arab heid o state tae dae sae.
Hussein's faimily claims a line o strynd 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.
- "King Hussein is dead". CNN. 1999-02-07.
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