Abdelhamid Sharaf

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Abdelhamid Sharaf
Abdelhamid Sharaf portrait.jpg
51st Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
19 December 1979 – 3 July 1980
MonarchKing Hussein
Preceded byMudar Badran
Succeeded byKassim al-Rimawi
Personal details
Born8 July 1939
Baghdad, Iraq
Died3 July 1980 (aged 40)
Amman, Jordan
Spouse(s)Leila A. Sharaf

Abdelhamid Sharaf (Arabic: الشريف عبدالحميد شرف‎) (8 July 1939 – 3 July 1980), was Prime Minister of Jordan from December 1979 until his death of a heart attack after seven months in office. Sharaf was ambassador to the United States (1967–1972), Canada (1969–1972) and the United Nations (1972–1976).

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mudar Badran
Prime Minister of Jordan
1979–1980
Succeeded by
Kassim al-Rimawi