HM King Abdullah II
His Majesty King Abdullah II ascended the Throne of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on 7 February 1999, on the day his father, His Majesty King Hussein Bin Talal, may his soul rest in peace, passed away. King Abdullah II is the 41st generation direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him.
The eldest son of King Hussein Bin Talal and Princess Muna Al Hussein, His Majesty was born in Amman on 30 January 1962. King Abdullah II has four brothers and six sisters. His Majesty received elementary education at the Islamic Educational College in Amman, enrolling in 1966; and then attended Saint Edmund's School in Surrey, Britain, before attending Eaglebrook School and Deerfield Academy in the United States to complete secondary education.Read more