Famous Jordanian Leaders

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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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Elijah
(Hebrew Prophet)
Elijah
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Birthdate: 0900 AD
Birthplace: Tishbe
Died: 0849 AD
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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Prince Hashim Al Hussein
(Military personnel)
Prince Hashim Al Hussein
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Birthdate: June 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Prince Faisal bin Hussein
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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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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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Birthdate: January 20, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salt
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Khaled Mashal
(Political leader)
Khaled Mashal
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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.

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Nayef Hawatmeh
(Politician)
Nayef Hawatmeh
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Birthdate: 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Al-Saláš­, Jordan
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Zaid ibn Shaker
(Military Commander)
Zaid ibn Shaker
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Birthdate: September 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Died: August 30, 2002
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Marouf al-Bakhit
(Prime Minister)
Marouf al-Bakhit
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Birthdate: March 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jordan
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Dina Kawar
(Diplomat)
Dina Kawar
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Birthdate: December 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Rima Khalaf
(Politician)
Rima Khalaf
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Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Kuwait
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Maha Ali
(Politician)
Maha Ali
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Birthdate: May 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
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Bahjat Talhouni
(Political figure)
Bahjat Talhouni
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Birthdate: 1913 AD
Birthplace: Ma'an, Jordan
Died: January 30, 1994
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Sa'id Mufti
(Political leader)
Sa'id Mufti
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Birthdate: June 26, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
Died: March 25, 1989
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Lina Annab
(Politician)
Lina Annab
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Birthdate: November 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jordan
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Majd Shweikeh
(Businesswoman)
Majd Shweikeh
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Birthdate: March 8, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Unknown
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Abu Salma
(Award Winning Palestinian Poet Who Was Known for His Patriotic Poetry)
Abu Salma
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Birthdate: November 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tulkarm, Palestine
Died: October 11, 1980

While he initially studied law in Haifa, poet Abu Salma fled to Aacre when the Israelis conquered the city. He struck up a friendship with poet Ibrahim Tuqan and later won many awards such as the Lotus International Reward for Literature for his works such as My Brush Is from Palestine.

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Hala Zawati
(Politician)
Hala Zawati
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Birthplace: Unknown