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Abdullah II of Jordan
(King of Jordan )
Abdullah II of Jordan
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Birthdate: January 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

The King of Jordan since 7 February 1999, Abdullah II of Jordan is a member of the Hashemite dynasty. He is a 41st-generation direct descendant of Muhammad and the son of King Hussein of Jordan and his second wife, Princess Muna. Upon assuming the throne, he liberalized the economy and implemented numerous reforms. He is a popular monarch.

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Elijah
(Prophet)
Elijah
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Birthdate: 0900 BC
Birthplace: Tishbe
Died: 0849 BC
9th-century B.C. prophet Elijah was from the northern kingdom of Israel and lived during King Ahab’s rule. He appears not just in the Bible, but also in the Quran, the Talmud, and several other religious texts. According to Kings, he defended the worship of Yahweh over the Canaanite god Baal. 
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Queen Rania of Jordan
(Queen consort of Jordan.)
Queen Rania of Jordan
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Birthdate: August 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kuwait City

Queen Rania of Jordan is the current queen consort of Jordan. Since her marriage to Abdullah II of Jordan, Rania has focused on improving education and health in Jordan. In 2005, Queen Rania joined hands with the Ministry of Education to launch the Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education, an annual teachers’ award.

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King Hussein of Jordan
(King of Jordan (1952-99))
King Hussein of Jordan
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Birthdate: November 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Died: February 7, 1999

King Hussein of Jordan reigned as the king of Jordan from 1952 to 1999. As a royal member of the House of Hashim, Hussein was a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad. At the time of Hussein's accession, Jordan was a young nation with few natural resources. However, by the end of his reign, Jordan had become a stable, modern state.

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Haya bint Hussein
(Daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and Queen Alia, and the Half-Sister of King Abdullah II)
Haya bint Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

Haya bint Hussein, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, was the second wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Emirate of Dubai, before her much-publicized divorce. A skilled equestrian, she represented Jordan at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and has also headed the International Federation for Equestrian Sports.

Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Princess Iman bint Abdullah
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Abdullah I of Jordan
(King of Jordan (1946 - 1951))
Abdullah I of Jordan
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Birthdate: February 2, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 20, 1951

Abdullah I of Jordan reigned as the King of Jordan from 25 May 1946 until his assassination on 20 July 1951. Prior to his service as the king of Jordan, Abdullah I of Jordan served as the Emir of Transjordan from 11 April 1921 to 25 May 1946.

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Jethro
(Biblical Figure)
Jethro
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthplace: Midian
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Talal of Jordan
(King of Jordan Who Was Forced to Abdicate due to His Mental Illness)
Talal of Jordan
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Birthdate: February 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 7, 1972

Part of the Hashemite dynasty, Talal of Jordan reigned as the king of Jordan for a little over a year in the 1950s. The only son of Abdullah I, the first king of Jordan, he was forced to abdicate due to his mental illness. He died in a sanatorium in Istanbul.

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Princess Raiyah bint Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Kassem G
(Internet Personality, Comedian, Actor)
Kassem G
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Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: October 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman

Kassem G is a Jordanian-American actor and comedian best known for posting videos on social networking platforms, such as YouTube. His self-titled YouTube channel, which has more than two million subscribers, houses popular web series like California On, for which he was honored with the prestigious Streamy Award for Best Host in 2013.

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Al-Mansur
(Caliph of Baghdad)
Al-Mansur
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0714 AD
Birthplace: Humeima
Died: October 6, 0775
Princess Aisha bint Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Princess Alia bint Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Khaled Mashal
(Political leader)
Khaled Mashal
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ramallah

Khaled Mashal fled West Bank after Israel invaded it, and then settled in Kuwait. The Palestinian leader, initially a teacher, later became a leading member of Hamas, an organization that called for an Islamic state in Palestine. He led Hamas to gain a majority in the 2006 Palestinian legislative election.

Prince Ali bin Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Emanne Beasha
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 18, 2008
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Princess Iman bint Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Prince Hashim Al Hussein
(Military personnel)
Prince Hashim Al Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Prince Hassan bin Talal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Sirhan Sirhan
(Palestinian Convicted Murderer Who Assassinated U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy)
Sirhan Sirhan
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Sirhan Sirhan is a Palestinian militant who assassinated U.S. senator Robert F. Kennedy, brother of John F. Kennedy, by shooting him at the Los Angeles-based Ambassador Hotel, on June 5, 1968. Sirhan was convicted of murder. He is currently serving a life sentence at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility.
Prince Faisal bin Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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George Habash
(Founder of The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine)
George Habash
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lod
Died: January 26, 2008
George Habash, also known as al-Hakim, was a Palestinian leader who established the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. After fleeing Palestine following the formation of the State of Israel, he studied medicine in Beirut. He battled with cancer in his final days and died at age 81.
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Abdullah Ensour
(Diplomat, Politician)
Abdullah Ensour
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salt
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Saba Mubarak
(Actress)
Saba Mubarak
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Birthdate: April 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anjara, Jordan
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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zarqa, Jordan
Died: June 7, 2006
Jordanian jihadist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi ran a terrorist training camp in Afghanistan. He led many attacks on American troops during the Iraq War and formed the Jama'at al-Tawhid wal-Jihad. He came to be known as the Emir of Al Qaeda in the Country of Two Rivers
Hussein bin Ali Sharif of Mecca
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Birthdate: 1853 AD
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: June 4, 1931
Hussein bin Ali Sharif had been the emir of Mecca and the king of Hejaz. While leading the Arab rebellion against the Ottomans, he had declared himself the “king of the Arab countries.” Later, he proclaimed himself the caliph but had to abdicate in the face of Ibn Saud’s attack.
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Princess Noor bint Asem
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Prince Muhammad bin Talal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Princess Rym al-Ali
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
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Shadia Bseiso
(Wrestler)
Shadia Bseiso
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Rasmea Odeh
(Associate director of the Arab American Action Network, Chicago, Illinois)
Rasmea Odeh
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: 1947 AD
Birthplace: Lifta, British Mandate Palestine
Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 15, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Prince Hamzah bin Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Dina bint Abdul-Hamid
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: August 21, 2019
Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
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Diana Karazon
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Birthdate: October 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Nicomachus of Gerasa
(Philosopher and mathematician)
Nicomachus of Gerasa
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Birthdate: 0060 AD
Birthplace: Jerash
Died: 0120 AD
Princess Basma bint Talal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Ahmet Düverioğlu
(Basketball player)
Ahmet Düverioğlu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Ayah Marar
(Singer-songwriter)
Ayah Marar
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Zein Al-Sharaf Talal
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: April 26, 1994
Prince Rashid bin Hassan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Princess Sumaya bint Hassan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Princess Alia Tabbaa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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As-Saffah
(Islamic Leader)
As-Saffah
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0721 AD
Birthplace: Humeima, Bilad al-Sham, Jordan
Died: June 10, 0754
Princess Zein bint Hussein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Princess Dina Mired of Jordan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Princess Basmah Bani Ahmad
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Stratford, Ontario, Canada