Hashim bin Hussein

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Prince Hashim bin Hussein
Prince Hashim of Jordan
Born (1981-06-10) 10 June 1981 (age 35)
Spouse Fahdah Mohammed Abu Neyan
Issue Princess Haalah
Princess Rayet Al Noor
Princess Fatima Al-Alia
Prince Hussein Haidara
House Hashemite
Father Hussein of Jordan
Mother Queen Noor of Jordan

Prince Hashim bin Hussein (born 10 June 1981) is the younger of the two sons of King Hussein and Queen Noor. In her autobiography, Queen Noor states that Hashim was named after the clan of Hashim (Banu Hashim), a tribe to which the Islamic prophet Muhammad and King Hussein belong. He is in the line of succession to the Jordanian throne.

Early life and education[edit]

Prince Hashim was born on 10 June 1981.[1] He received his elementary education in Amman at the Amman Baccalaureate School and then attended the schools of St. Mark's and Fay School in the United States. He later graduated from Maret School in Washington, D.C in 1999. Prince Hashim went to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2000. He was awarded the Prince Saud Bin Abdullah Prize, presented to the cadet with the highest aggregate mark. After graduating from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he attended Duke University, later transferring to Georgetown University. In August 2005, the prince obtained an undergraduate degree in Comparative Studies from Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He later graduated in Quran studies at Balqa Applied University in Jordan on 5 September 2006. While serving as a Captain in the Jordanian Armed Forces 3rd Royal Ranger Battalion, the prince attended several military and security courses.

Marriage and family[edit]

Jordanian Royal Family
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HM The King
HM The Queen

HM Queen Noor

On 6 January 2006, Prince Hashim was engaged to Fahdah Mohammed Abunayyan of Saudi Arabia, and they married on 15 April 2006. The bride's father is Sheikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim Abunayyan and her maternal grandfather is Prince Turki bin Khaled bin Ahmed Al Sudairi, head of the Saudi Human Rights Commission.

The Hashemite Royal Court announced that Prince Hashim and Princess Fahdah had their first daughter, Princess Haalah bint Al Hashim, born on 6 April 2007 in Amman, Jordan.[2] The Hashemite Royal Court announced that Prince Hashim and Princess Fahdah had their second daughter, Princess Rayet bint Al Hashim, born on 4 July 2008.[3] The couple had a third daughter, Princess Fatima Al Alia bint Al Hashim, on 5 November 2011.[1] The Hashemite Royal Court announced that Prince Hashim and Princess Fahdah had their first son, Prince Hussein Haidara bin Hashim, on 15 June 2015.


National Honours[edit]


  • King Hussein Medal of Excellence (10.6.2000) [4]
  • Medals for Administrative & Leadership Competence and Administrative & Technical Competence [4]


Royal titles
Preceded by
Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein
Line of succession to the Jordanian throne
9th position
Succeeded by
Prince Hussein Bin Hashim


  1. ^ a b "Prince Hashem celebrates birthday". The Jordan Times (Amman). 9 June 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  2. ^ jordan3
  3. ^ Petra: Prince Hashim and Princess Fahdah receive baby girl Princess "Rayet Al Noor"
  4. ^ a b c d Royal Ark, Jordanian genealogy details