Prince Hashim bin Hussein

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Prince Hashim bin Hussein
Born (1981-06-10) 10 June 1981 (age 38)
Spouse
Fahdah Mohammed Abunayyan (m. 2006)
IssuePrincess Haalah
Princess Rayet Al-Noor
Princess Fatima Al-Alia
Prince Hussein Haidara
HouseHashemite
FatherHussein of Jordan
MotherLisa Halaby

Prince Hashim bin Hussein (born 10 June 1981) is the younger of the two sons of King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan. 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]

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

They have 3 daughters and 1 son:

  • Princess Haalah bint Hashim, born on 6 April 2007 in Amman, Jordan.[2]
  • Princess Rayet Al-Noor bint Hashim, born on 4 July 2008.[3]
  • Princess Fatima Al-Alia bint Hashim, on 5 November 2011.[1]
  • Prince Hussein Haidara bin Hashim, on 15 June 2015.


Title, style and honours[edit]

Title[edit]

  • 10 June 1981 – Present: His Royal Highness Prince Hashim bin Hussein of Jordan

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Prince Hashem celebrates birthday". The Jordan Times. Amman. 9 June 2012. Archived from the original on 29 May 2015. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ "index". 4dw.net. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 July 2008. Retrieved 4 July 2008.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Wearing some of his national honours" (JPG). 3.bp.blogspot.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Prince Hashim in Air Force uniform wearing his honour Ribbon bars" (JPG). Scoopempire.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Photographic image" (JPG). Media.gettyimages.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Prince Hashim in uniform wearing honours" (JPG). Media.gettyimages.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Photographic image" (JPG). S02.imageupper.com. Retrieved 25 May 2017.

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