Rashid bin El Hassan

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Jordanian Royal Family
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HM The King
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HM Queen Noor

Styles of
Prince Rashid of Jordan
Reference style His Royal Highness
Spoken style Your Royal Highness
Alternative style Sir

Prince Rashid bin El Hassan was born on May 20, 1979 in Amman, Jordan. His father is Prince Hassan bin Talal and his mother is Princess Sarvath El Hassan.



Prince Rashid was a Captain in the Jordanian Armed Forces and is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Gendarmerie. Between 1995 and 1998, he undertook the following military courses:

  • 1998 - Jordanian Special Forces Ranger Course (Sa'ika)
  • 1998 - Jordanian Army Counter Infiltration & Urban Warfare Course
  • 1998 - UK & Jordanian Armored Reconnaissance Troop Leaders Course
  • 1997 - Short Service Limited Commissions Course RMA Sandhurst
  • 1997 - Jordan Special Forces Counter Terrorist Course
  • 1997 - Jordan Armed Forces Commissioning Course
  • 1996 - Jordanian Special Forces Unarmed Combat Course
  • 1995 - Jordanian Army Paratroopers Wings (37 jumps)
  • 1995 - Jordanian Coast guard Underwater Proficiency (SCUBA)
  • 1995 - Jordanian Royal Guard Close Protection Course


Prince Rashid became officially engaged to Miss Zeina Shaban (born 1988), on 3 July 2010. They married on 22 July 2011, at the Basman Palace in Amman. A table tennis champion, Princess Zeina represented Jordan at the 2003 World Table Tennis Championships in Paris, the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where she was also the national flag bearer of Jordan. The couple has a son Hassan, born on December 1st 2013.


Head of the:

Captain of the:

  • Jordanian Polo Team since 2005

Chairman of the:

  • Board of Trustees of the Hashemite Charitable Organization since 2002

Chairman of the:

  • Cooperative Monitoring Center (CMC) Amman since 2006

President of the:


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