Prince Naif bin Al-Abdullah
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|Prince of Jordan
Regent of Jordan
|Born||14 November 1914
Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
|Died||12 October 1983 (aged 68)
|Spouse||Princess Mihrimah Sultana|
|Issue||Prince Ali bin Al Nayef
Prince Asem bin Al Nayef
|Father||Abdullah I of Jordan|
Naif bin Abdullah el-Hashim (14 November 1914 in Ta'if – 12 October 1983 in Amman) was the youngest son of King Abdullah I of Jordan and his second wife, Suzdil Khanum. He attended Victoria College in Cairo. Naif became regent of Jordan on July 20, 1951, following the assassination of Abdullah, because his brother, King Talal, was reportedly suffering from poor health. Naif ruled in his older brother's stead until September 6, 1951, when Talal was judged fit to assume his royal duties. Naif died in Jordan on October 12, 1983.
- Knight Grand Cordon (Special Class) of the Supreme Order of the Renaissance (Kingdom of Jordan).
- Knight Grand Cordon of the Order of Independence (Kingdom of Jordan).
- Knight Grand Cordon of the Order of the Star of Jordan (Kingdom of Jordan).
- Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit (Spain, 5 September 1949).
- Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Military Merit (with white distinctive) (Spain, 6 September 1949).
- Knight Grand Cross (Special Class) of the Order of the Two Rivers (Kingdom of Iraq).
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