Crown Prince of Jordan
The Crown Prince of Jordan is the heir to the throne of Jordan.
Crown Prince of Jordan

Standard of the Crown Prince
since 28 November 2004
StyleHis Royal Highness
AppointerKing of Jordan
Term lengthLife tenure or until accession as King
Inaugural holderTalal of Jordan
Formation25 May 1946
The Article 28(B) of the Constitution of Jordan provides for agnatic primogeniture, meaning that the eldest son of the King automatically succeeds to the crown upon the monarch's death, unless the King has designated one of his brothers to inherit the throne as Crown Prince.[1]
Crown Princes of Jordan (1946–present)
NameHeir ofBirthBecame Heir-apparentCreated
Crown Prince
Ceased to be
Crown Prince
DeathCrown Princess
TalalAbdullah I26 February 190925 May 194620 July 19517 July 1972Zein Al-Sharaf Talal
HusseinTalal14 November 193520 July 195111 August 19527 February 1999
MuhammadHussein2 October 194011 August 1952[2]30 January 1962[2]
Abdullah30 January 19621 April 1965
Hassan20 March 19471 April 196525 January 1999[3]Sarvath Ikramullah
Abdullah30 January 196225 January 19997 February 1999Rania Al-Yassin
HamzahAbdullah II29 March 19807 February 199928 November 2004[4]Princess Noor bint Asem
Hussein28 June 199428 November 20042 July 2009[5]
See also
Succession to the Jordanian throne
  1. ^ "Constitution: Article 28". The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b Shahin, Mariam (1 September 1998). "The man who would be king". The Middle East. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  3. ^ Tucker, Spencer; Roberts, Priscilla (12 May 2008). The Encyclopedia of the Arab–Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO. p. 25. ISBN 9781851098422. Archived from the original on 6 February 2018. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Jordan crown prince loses title". BBC News. 29 November 2004. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Jordan's king names son, 15, as crown prince". Reuters. 3 July 2009. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
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