Alia Al-Hussein

1948 - 1977

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Alia Al-Hussein (Arabic: علياء الحسين‎, born Alia Bahauddin Toukan (علياء بهاء الدين طوقان); 25 December 1948 – 9 February 1977) was Queen of Jordan and the third wife of King Hussein from their marriage in 1972 until her death in a helicopter crash in southern Jordan near Tafilah. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alia Al-Hussein has received more than 353,729 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Alia Al-Hussein is the 467th most popular companion (down from 354th in 2019), the 276th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 220th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Egyptian Companion.

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Among companions, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 467 out of 687Before her are Charlotte of Bourbon, Abbad ibn Bishr, Sancha of Castile, Queen of Aragon, Benedicta Henrietta of the Palatinate, Marie of Luxembourg, Countess of Vendôme, and Neferneferuaten Tasherit. After her are Constance of Hungary, Agnes of Courtenay, Livia Orestilla, Natalie of Serbia, Abd-Allah ibn Jahsh, and Geraldine of Albania.

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Among people born in 1948, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 106Before her are Akira Yoshino, Steven Chu, Toshio Suzuki, Pedro López, Nick Drake, and Christa McAuliffe. After her are Rubén Blades, Krešimir Ćosić, Edwige Fenech, Mark Phillips, Hartmut Michel, and Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck. Among people deceased in 1977, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 66Before her are Eduard Roschmann, Takeo Kurita, Hanns Martin Schleyer, Hans Martin Sutermeister, Carl Gustaf von Rosen, and Marien Ngouabi. After her are Tom Pryce, Jacques Tourneur, Princess Margaretha of Sweden, Carlos Pace, Félix Gouin, and Erroll Garner.

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Among people born in Egypt, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 276 out of 520Before her are Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria (1952), Hor (-1800), Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400), and Nefermaat (-2500). After her are Ali az-Zahir (1005), Ahmed Shafik (1941), Herodas (-300), Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), and Carpocrates (100).


Among companions born in Egypt, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 16Before her are Farida of Egypt (1921), Tjuyu (-1401), Suzanne Mubarak (1941), Narriman Sadek (1933), Meketaten (-1348), and Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400). After her are Zein Al-Sharaf Talal (1916).