The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 02-06-2010, 09:27 PM
RoyalistRiley's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 513
Royalty of Iraq

From 1921-58, Iraq had a constitutional monarchy system of government. The three monarchs were members of the Hasemite dynasty. They were:

*Faisal I (reign 1921-33)
*Ghazi I (reign 1933-39)
*Faisal II (reign 1939-58)

At present, there are two pretenders to the throne and of being Head of the house. They are Prince Ra'ad bin Zeid and Sharif Ali Bin al-Hussein

For a while there was an active group calling for a return for Constitutional Monarchy in Iraq. There website is still active The call for Constitutional Monarchy for Iraq
__________________

__________________
God Save the Queen! Advance Australia Fair!
"Life is a game in which the player must appear ridiculous" - The Dowager Countess of Grantham, Downton Abbey
http://twitter.com/FutureSirRiley
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-07-2010, 08:32 AM
maria-olivia's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Posts: 3,162
I remember in 1958 King Feisal died at the same time as his uncle but in which circumstances ? The King was engaged .
__________________

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 02-07-2010, 06:07 PM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
King Faisal's first betrothed was Pincess Kiymet, a descendant of the last Mamluk dynasty of Iraq. This engagement was called off a year later.
Faisal then asked for the hand of Princess Shahnaz Pahlavi, the sole child of the Iranian monarch Muhammad Reza Shah, but was turned down by Shahnaz. At the time of his death, King Faisal was engaged to be married to HH Princess Sabiha Fazila Khanum Sultan, the only daughter of HE Damat HH Prince Muhammad 'Ali Ibrahim Beyefendi of Egypt, by his wife, HIH Princess Zahra Khanzadi Sultan.
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 02-07-2010, 07:07 PM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoyalistRiley View Post
From 1921-58, Iraq had a constitutional monarchy system of government. The three monarchs were members of the Hasemite dynasty. They were:

*Faisal I (reign 1921-33)
*Ghazi I (reign 1933-39)
*Faisal II (reign 1939-58)

At present, there are two pretenders to the throne and of being Head of the house. They are Prince Ra'ad bin Zeid and Sharif Ali Bin al-Hussein

For a while there was an active group calling for a return for Constitutional Monarchy in Iraq. There website is still active The call for Constitutional Monarchy for Iraq
Prince Raad bin Zaid Bin Al Hussein bin Ali sharif of Mecca and king of Hijaz
Sharif Ali bin al Hussein bin Ali bin Abdulilah .He is the youngest among the three sons of Sharif Hussein bin Ali (Sharif Mohammed b.1950 & sarif Abdulilah b. 1952)
.. His Mother Princess Badia is the daughter of king Ali of Hijaz and sister of Queen Alia of Iraq (Faisal II`s Mother)
He is Married to an Iraqi woman and they have 4 children :
Hala b. 5\1988
Alia b.6\1990
Faisal b.8\1992
Hibba b. 6\1996
Also His Grand Father sharif ali is king Faisal I`s Uncle (brother of his mother sharifa Abdia bint Abdulilah)
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 02-08-2010, 12:30 AM
Kasumi's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: ****, Taiwan
Posts: 2,608
A story about the teenager Iraqi King Faisal's tour through the USA in 1952.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-08-2010, 04:01 AM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-09-2010, 04:02 AM
RoyalistRiley's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 513
Thank you to everyone who has posted information. I find the Iraqi royals fascinating.

Quote:
Originally Posted by maria-olivia View Post
I remember in 1958 King Feisal died at the same time as his uncle but in which circumstances ? The King was engaged .
The King was shot dead by revolutionaries along with members of his family as part of the 14 July revolution, which led to the formation of a republic in Iraq. He was engaged to a Princess Sabiha Fazila Khanum Sultan, daughter of a Prince of Egypt. I can't find much about his uncle.
__________________
God Save the Queen! Advance Australia Fair!
"Life is a game in which the player must appear ridiculous" - The Dowager Countess of Grantham, Downton Abbey
http://twitter.com/FutureSirRiley
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 02-09-2010, 04:19 AM
maria-olivia's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Posts: 3,162
I remember alas awful pictures when they showed his dead body to the public.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 02-10-2010, 12:22 AM
Kasumi's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: ****, Taiwan
Posts: 2,608
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoyalistRiley View Post
... I can't find much about his uncle.
Dear RoyalistRiley,
I'd like to recommend you this short yet very interesting posting in Mad Monarchist blog about the Prince Regent and this Wikipedia article.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 02-10-2010, 12:34 AM
Duchessmary's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Diego, United States
Posts: 1,159
I don't remember this personally, but my mother and father were stationed in Jordan at this time when the royal family of Iraq were murdered. It was horrifiying.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 02-10-2010, 10:57 AM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
Quote:
Originally Posted by RoyalistRiley View Post
Thank you to everyone who has posted information. I find the Iraqi royals fascinating.

The King was shot dead by revolutionaries along with members of his family as part of the 14 July revolution, which led to the formation of a republic in Iraq. He was engaged to a Princess Sabiha Fazila Khanum Sultan, daughter of a Prince of Egypt. I can't find much about his uncle.
Do u have any pic 4 her ...?
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-10-2010, 05:15 PM
Veram98's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: at different places, Germany
Posts: 677
a pic of her

Princess Sabiha Fazila Khanum Sultan on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 02-10-2010, 05:39 PM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
Beautiful lady.. Thank u vearam98 ..
Is she still alive ?
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 02-10-2010, 07:07 PM
Veram98's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: at different places, Germany
Posts: 677
Yes she is still alive. She was married to Hayri rgpl, the son of a former Turkish prime minister, and had two sons with him. But she divorced her Turkish husband and is now married to a French man (I do not know his name) and lives in France.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 02-11-2010, 07:23 AM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
Thank u dear ... Princess Badia
: -
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 02-15-2010, 03:01 PM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
Imageshack - n159059310630119534278.jpg - Uploaded by farooda
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 02-16-2010, 08:59 AM
RJ TAYLER's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: QUEENSLAND, Australia
Posts: 269
He cut quite a dashing figure in that photograph.
__________________
Yours
RJ TAYLER ESQ. Rightly Honoured to be a Member of The Royal Forums
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 02-16-2010, 04:43 PM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 02-17-2010, 09:11 AM
maria-olivia's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Posts: 3,162
Reeda2000, very intesting video. The King looks as a student and the powerful man in Iraq was his uncle. What a tragic end for them. The Shah of Iran and his family were more lucky.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 02-17-2010, 10:59 AM
Rossina's Avatar
Heir Apparent
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: *****, India
Posts: 4,821
Quote:
Originally Posted by maria-olivia View Post
Reeda2000, very intesting video. The King looks as a student and the powerful man in Iraq was his uncle. What a tragic end for them. The Shah of Iran and his family were more lucky.
The end of King Faisal and his family were too harsh ..
The palace after the tragic

__________________

__________________
"All what we hope for is that a day will come, when we have all gone, when people will say that this man has tried, and his family tried. This is all there is to seek in this world."
HM King Hussein I of Jordan
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
iraq


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hashemite Dynasty of the Hejaz, Jordan and Iraq Warren Royal Genealogy 17 05-25-2009 05:06 PM
Prince Harry and the Likelihood of Serving in Iraq HRH Kimetha Prince Harry and Prince William 71 08-23-2007 08:38 PM
Ex-crown Prince Hassan's Interest In Iraq Asma2 Royal House of Jordan 22 03-19-2005 05:53 AM




Popular Tags
beatrice borromeo best outfit birth camilla catherine middleton style chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events death duchess of cornwall easter fashion fashion poll general news king felipe king felipe and queen letizia king felipe vi king harald king philippe king willem-alexander letizia maxima official visit picture of the week prince carl philip prince charles prince harry prince of wales princess ariane princess beatrice princess charlene princess charlene fashion princess charlenes style princess eugenie princess laurentien princess madeleine princess marie princess mary queen elizabeth ii queen letizia queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia fashion queen letizia style queen mathilde queen mathildes hats queen mathildes style queen maxima queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen sonja republic royal royal fashion sofia hellqvist spanish royals state visit sweden the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion united states of america victoria wedding willem-alexander


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:37 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016
Jelsoft Enterprises