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Old 06-26-2004, 11:15 AM
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Princess Firyal: News and Pictures

I always see Princess Fiyral (spelling correction, please) mentioned in New York City society columns. Her name is always in the gossip round up in the beginning of W magazine.

But it never mentions who she is.!.!.! Just that she is a Jordanian Princess. She is probably in her 50's and quite striking.

Who is she?????
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Old 06-26-2004, 11:29 AM
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she is the former sister in-law of the late king husain and mother of prince ghazi.
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Old 06-26-2004, 11:48 AM
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Is this her?
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Old 06-26-2004, 11:52 AM
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Is this her?
whoever she is she is very pretty.
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Old 06-26-2004, 11:56 AM
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That is her. The one all the way to the right. That photo is a little spooky but she is always photographed in the MOST amazing gowns and jewels.
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I remember i read an article last summer and it said that she was visiting an island of Brijuni in Croatia with her (husband?),some American businessmen..
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Old 06-26-2004, 01:57 PM
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here i found an article on Brijuni home page..,there are some photos of her as well..
http://www.np-brijuni.hr/english/who-visited.html


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Old 06-26-2004, 02:56 PM
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hi , p.firyal .. she ext wife for p.mohammed bin talal [ king abdullah 2 uncle ] and she mom for sons ------- p.ghazi and p.talal
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Old 06-26-2004, 05:24 PM
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She's also mentioned in W Magazine almost all the time
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Old 06-27-2004, 03:33 PM
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Originally posted by zento@Jun 26th, 2004 - 12:49 pm
I remember i read an article last summer and it said that she was visiting an island of Brijuni in Croatia with her (husband?),some American businessmen..
Here are some photos: http://www.nysocialdiary.com/partypictures...res05_12_04.php

http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/partypic...ures12.1.03.php


She has been with Lionel Pincus (Jewish, by the way) for many years; I don't think they ever got married.
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Old 06-27-2004, 04:50 PM
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Is she royal by birth as well? Even after divorce - and with a new love - she's still HRH Princess Firyal?
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Old 06-27-2004, 05:21 PM
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Is she royal by birth as well? Even after divorce - and with a new love - she's still HRH Princess Firyal?
I think she is royal through marriage only. Maybe she's never married Mr. Pincus because she would have to turn in the title if she did.

Not to come across as mean or anything, but it seems like she's really capitalizing socially on that title and has little to no interest in doing any of the royal grunt work.
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She was born a Sharifa and became HRH Princess by marriage. She remains HRH Princess because it is the Jordanian custom that women who become royal by marriage remain royal after divorce and even after remarriage. If she were to remarry she would remain HRH Princess. Though, I highly doubt she would marry a Jewish man as Muslim women are not premitted to marry outside their faith. She has been linked to numerous (wealthy) men.

She is capitalizing on her title, but she is also very involved in charitable activities. So, she is paying the "rent" on her title as I call royal charity work.
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Old 06-27-2004, 07:23 PM
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She is capitalizing on her title, but she is also very involved in charitable activities. So, she is paying the "rent" on her title as I call royal charity work.
But it seems only the charities that bring her into contact with other socialites. I suppose I draw the distinction between a socialite's do-gooding and the real heavy lifting of humanitarian work that involves, e.g., traveling to dangerous and less desirable places, longer term commitments to a given cause, much disappointment because the problems are so challenging, etc.
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Old 06-28-2004, 06:53 AM
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i have always thought it interesting that a descendent of mohamed has been dating a jewish man,perhaps it shows that their is a chance for peace in the middle-east,when you accept people on an individual basis and don't judje people by ethnic/political groups,it's a start anyway.
p.s. also note in the pictures sally and rufus albemarle a.k.a the earl and countess of albemarle,she being an iranian artist and he being a scottish noble-man.
p.p.s. make love not war,it's healthier for everyone concerned.
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she was engaged to Niarchos in the early 70s.
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 30: Princess Firyal of Jordan makes an appearance at The Waldorf Astoria for the United Nations Association Global Leadership Awards Dinner. September 30, 2004 in New York City
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Jordan's Princess Firyal attends the Third Annual Sesame Workshop Benefit Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street June 1, 2005 in New York City.
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Princess Firyal: News and Pictures

Why did Princess Firyal divorce Prince Hassan? Where was she born and who were her parents? Who are her children?
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Also, any and all pictures would be greatly appreciated. She is an extremely elegant woman.
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