Hussein bin Talal

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Hussein bin Talal (1935-1999), King Hussein of Jordan, ruled the Middle Eastern country from 1952 until his death. On his death bed he passed the succession to his son, Abdullah II bin al-Hussein.[1]



  1. Judith Miller, Death of a King; Cautious King Took Risks In Straddling Two Worlds, New York Times, 8 February 1999.