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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 the 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 364,476 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Alia Al-Hussein is the 438th most popular companion (up from 466th in 2019), the 262nd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 275th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Egyptian Companion.

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Among companions, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 438 out of 673Before her are Constance of Hungary, Abd-Allah ibn Jahsh, Tadj ol-Molouk, Elizabeth de Burgh, Eleanor of Sicily, and Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne. After her are Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Neslişah Sultan, Sophia of Bavaria, Berengaria of Barcelona, Adela of Flanders, and Geraldine of Albania.

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Among people born in 1948, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 111Before her are Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, István Sándorfi, Susan Atkins, Joschka Fischer, Michel Suleiman, and Hartmut Michel. After her are James Ellroy, Roger Williamson, Ichirou Mizuki, Christopher A. Pissarides, Mark Phillips, and Jimmy Choo. Among people deceased in 1977, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 58Before her are Hamida Djandoubi, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Eduard Roschmann, Juan Velasco Alvarado, Carlos Pace, and Takeo Kurita. After her are Yevgenia Ginzburg, Jan Patočka, Félix Gouin, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, Hans Martin Sutermeister, and Tom Pryce.

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Among people born in Egypt, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 262 out of 582Before her are Pope Peter I of Alexandria (300), Wazner (-3500), Neferhotep I (-1800), Isidore of Pelusium (370), Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400), and Marika Rökk (1913). After her are Neferneferure (-1400), Moses the Black (332), Soad Hosny (1943), Bakenranef (-700), Nikare (-2200), and Narriman Sadek (1933).


Among companions born in Egypt, Alia Al-Hussein ranks 15Before her are Bintanath (-1300), Farida of Egypt (1921), Meketaten (-1348), Tjuyu (-1401), Suzanne Mubarak (1941), and Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400). After her are Narriman Sadek (1933) and Khenemetneferhedjet I (-1950).