Princess Badiya bint Hassan

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Princess Badiya
Born (1974-03-28) 28 March 1974 (age 45)
Amman, Jordan
Khaled Edward Blair (m. 2005)
FatherPrince Hassan bin Talal
MotherSarvath Ikramullah

Princess Badiya bint Hassan (born 28 March 1974) is a Jordanian princess. She is the daughter of Prince Hassan bin Talal and Princess Sarvath al-Hassan.



After studying law at The College of Law in London, Princess Badiya qualified as a barrister in 1998, being called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn. She is the first member of the Jordanian Royal Family to become a lawyer.[1]

The Princess is a member of and has collaborated with various international organizations. Her work focuses on promoting interfaith and cross-cultural understanding, human rights and the rights of asylum seekers and refugees.[2] She is the Chairman of Mosaic, a mentoring programme founded by Prince Charles. "Mosaic is a Muslim-led charity mentoring young people and offering them positive role models."[3][4]


Princess Badiya became engaged to Khaled Edward Blair in September 2004 and married him in Amman in June 2005.[2][5] They have one son, Ali Blair.