King Hussein of Jordan


Born: 11/14/1935 in Amman, Transjordan
Died: 2/7/1999
Age: 63
Cause of death: non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Full name: Hussein ibn Talal ibn Hussein
Noted For: king of Jordan (1952-99); lost the West Bank to Israel in the Six Day War (1967), disengaged Jordan from the West Bank (1988), supported Iraq in its invasion of Kuwait (1990), ended state of war with Israel (1994).

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