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Abdullah II of Jordan
Abdullah at the World Economic Forum, 2013
|King of Jordan|
|Reign||7 February 1999 – present|
|Coronation||9 June 1999|
|Predecessor||Hussein bin Talal|
|Heir apparent||Hussein bin Abdullah|
|Born||30 January 1962|
|Crown Prince Hussein|
|House||House of Hashim|
|Father||Hussein of Jordan|
Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الثاني بن الحسين, ʿAbdullāh aṯ-ṯānī ibn al-Ḥusayn; born 30 January 1962) is the King of Jordan. He became king on 7 February 1999 after the death of his father King Hussein. King Abdullah, whose mother is Princess Muna al-Hussein, is a member of the Hashemite family. His mother Muna al-Hussein is from Suffolk, England.
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