Abdullah I of Jordan
Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الأول بن الحسين, Abd Allāh Al-Awal ibn Al-Husayn, February 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the ruler of Jordan and Transjordan, from 1921 until his assassination in 1951. He was Jordan's first King.
|King of Jordan|
|Reign||25 May 1946 – 20 July 1951|
|Predecessor||Himself as Emir of Transjordan|
|Emir of Transjordan|
|Reign||11 April 1921 – 25 May 1946|
|Successor||Himself as King|
Mecca, Ottoman Empire
|Died||20 July 1951 (aged 69)|
Musbah bint Nasser (m. 1904)
Suzdil Khanum (m. 1913)
Nahda bint Uman (m. 1949)
|Father||Hussein bin Ali|
|Mother||Abdiyya bint Abdullah|
Abdullah was shot and killed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian activist on 20 July 1951, aged 69.
- Kamal S. Salibi (15 December 1998). The Modern History of Jordan. I.B.Tauris. p. 93. ISBN 978-1-86064-331-6.
- Hashemite Monarchs of Jordan, "The Emirate of Transjordan was founded on April 11, 1921, and became the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan upon formal independence from Britain in 1946"
- Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "Abdullah". Encyclopædia Britannica. I: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, Illinois: Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. p. 22. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.
- Some sources state that his birth date was on 22 September.