Princess Alia Turns 60

  February 13, 2016 at 6:00 am by

Princess Alia bint Al Hussein, the eldest child of the late King Hussein and his first wife Queen Dina, celebrates today her 60th birthday.

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Only months after her birth, her parents divorced and Queen Dina was not allowed to see her daughter for six years. Princess Alia received her primary education in Amman and later continued studying in the United Kingdom where she obtained A levels in Arabic, English and French from Millfield School. In 1977 Princess Alia obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Jordan

In the same year she married Mr Nasser Wasfi Mirza, with whom she had one son, Prince Hussein (b.1981). In 1988 they divorced, and Princess Alia remarried to Mohammed Al Saleh. Alia and Mohammed have two sons: Talal (b.1989) and Hamid (b.1992).

Princess Alia is the director of the Royal Stables of Jordan and the president of the Royal Jordanian Equestrian Federation. She has also founded the Princess Alia Foundation, a NGO which works to promote compassion and respect for all creation in a holistic and sustainable way.

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2 Responses to Princess Alia Turns 60

  1. Victor George Elsayeh says:

    Interesting details. Wish if Princess Alia foundation is engaged in helping Syrian refugees in Jordanian camps. Syrian pregnant guests in Jordan were freezing from the cold weather and rain. children too need Her Royal Higness kind consideration.

  2. Natalya says:

    Happy Birthday to Princess ALIA !May Happinness and success follow her paths ! Respect and admiration !

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