New Crown Prince Named for Jordan

  July 3, 2009 at 2:30 pm by

Jordan’s King Abdullah II issued a decree on Thursday naming his eldest son, Hussein, 15 years old, as crown prince. In a palace statement that was released yesterday said “immediately assume the title and privileges of his post”.

The post of heir apparent has been un-named since 2004 when King Abdullah removed the crown prince title from his half brother, Hamzeh. King Abdullah became King in 1999. Queen Rania is the mother of Crown Prince Hussein.

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One Response to New Crown Prince Named for Jordan

  1. tara says:

    Congratulations to the new past Crown Prince Hussein on the new title, it is good that King Abdullah has chosen now instead of later when there might be pressure.

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