Abdullah II of Jordan

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Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: عبدالله الثاني بن الحسين, romanized: ʿAbd Allāh aṯ-ṯānī ibn al-Ḥusayn; born 30 January 1962) is the current King of Jordan. He has been the king since ascending the throne on February 7th, 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullah II of Jordan has received more than 5,977,782 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Abdullah II of Jordan is the 2,261st most popular politician (down from 2,074th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Jordan (down from 5th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Jordanian Politician.

Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein is the King of Jordan. He is the son of King Hussein and grandson of King Abdullah I. He was born in Amman on January 30, 1962. Abdullah II is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He was proclaimed Crown Prince on October 2, 1999, and became King on February 7, 1999 following his father's death.

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Among politicians, Abdullah II of Jordan ranks 2,261 out of 15,710Before him are Harthacnut I of Denmark, Carlos Menem, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, Louis, Duke of Orléans, and Artur Axmann. After him are Ivan I of Moscow, William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia, Bernardo O'Higgins, Miloš Obrenović, and Yaśodharā.

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Among people born in 1962, Abdullah II of Jordan ranks 11Before him are Cliff Burton, Frank Rijkaard, Demi Moore, Jodie Foster, Nicolás Maduro, and Ralph Fiennes. After him are Steve Irwin, Olga Tokarczuk, David Fincher, Jon Bon Jovi, Sandra, and Alexander Litvinenko.

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Among people born in Jordan, Abdullah II of Jordan ranks 6 out of 37Before him are Aaron (-1396), Hussein of Jordan (1935), Al-Mansur (714), As-Saffah (722), and Al-Mahdi (744). After him are Menippus (-290), Judas of Galilee (-100), Nicomachus (60), Philodemus (-110), Balak (null), and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (1966).


Among politicians born in Jordan, Abdullah II of Jordan ranks 4Before him are Hussein of Jordan (1935), As-Saffah (722), and Al-Mahdi (744). After him are Balak (null), Zaid ibn Shaker (1934), Abdullah Ensour (1939), Marouf al-Bakhit (1947), Omar Razzaz (1961), Haya bint Hussein (1974), Hani Mulki (1951), and Adnan Badran (1935).

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