Abdullah I of Jordan

1882 - 1951

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Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الأول بن الحسين‎, Abd Allāh Al-Awal ibn Al-Husayn, 2 February 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the founder and ruler of the Jordanian realm from 11 April 1921 until his assassination on the 20th of July 1951. He was the Emir of Transjordan, a British protectorate, until 25 May 1946, after which he was the king of an independent Jordan. As a member of the Hashemite dynasty, the royal family of Jordan since 1921, Abdullah was a 38th-generation direct descendant of Muhammad.Born in Mecca, Hejaz, Ottoman Empire, Abdullah was the second of four sons of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, and his first wife, Abdiyya bint Abdullah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdullah I of Jordan has received more than 1,025,730 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Abdullah I of Jordan is the 1,032nd most popular politician (up from 1,074th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Saudi Arabia (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Saudi Arabian Politician.

Abdullah I of Jordan is most famous for being the ruler of Jordan from 1921-1951. He was also the first king of Jordan and the founder of the Hashemite dynasty.

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Among politicians, Abdullah I of Jordan ranks 1,032 out of 15,710Before him are Demetrius I of Macedon, Emperor Wu of Jin, Richard Cromwell, Zachary Taylor, Jalal Talabani, and Probus. After him are 5th Dalai Lama, Jean Monnet, Frederick V of Denmark, Grover Cleveland, Nestor, and Stanisław August Poniatowski.

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Among people born in 1882, Abdullah I of Jordan ranks 21Before him are Lili Elbe, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Kurt von Schleicher, Melanie Klein, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and Mohammad Mosaddegh. After him are Umberto Boccioni, Abd el-Krim, James Franck, Emmerich Kálmán, Zoltán Kodály, and Princess Marie Bonaparte. Among people deceased in 1951, Abdullah I of Jordan ranks 8Before him are André Gide, Philippe Pétain, Arnold Schoenberg, Ferdinand Porsche, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, and Wilhelm, German Crown Prince. After him are Arnold Sommerfeld, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, Hermann Broch, Maxim Litvinov, and Otto Ohlendorf.

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In Saudi Arabia

Among people born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah I of Jordan ranks 36 out of 222Before him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921), Abu Hurairah (600), Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (595), Abd Allah ibn Abbas (619), Abd al-Muttalib (497), and Zayd ibn Harithah (581). After him are Abū Lahab (549), Ali al-Ridha (770), Abbas ibn Abd al-Muttalib (567), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), and Abd Allah ibn al-Zubayr (624).

Among POLITICIANS In Saudi Arabia

Among politicians born in Saudi Arabia, Abdullah I of Jordan ranks 13Before him are Umar II (682), Ibn Saud (1875), Marwan I (623), Abu Sufyan ibn Harb (580), Faisal of Saudi Arabia (1906), and Fahd of Saudi Arabia (1921). After him are Abū Lahab (549), Faisal I of Iraq (1885), Khalid of Saudi Arabia (1912), Zubayr ibn al-Awam (594), Al-Walid I (668), and Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah (582).