Princess Salma bint Abdullah

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Princess Salma
Born (2000-09-26) 26 September 2000 (age 22)
Amman, Kingdom of Jordan
Salma bint Abdullah bin Hussein bin Talal
FatherAbdullah II of Jordan
MotherRania Al-Yassin

Princess Salma bint Abdullah (Arabic: سلمى بنت عبدالله; born 26 September 2000) is the second daughter and third child of King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan.[1]

Early life[edit]

Princess Salma is part of the Hashemite family. She attended the 'IAA' (International Amman Academy) as a twelfth–grade student. Princess Salma graduated from the IAA on 22 May 2018.[2] In November 2018, Princess Salma graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. She graduated from a short commissioning course,[3] and became the first female jet pilot in the Jordanian Armed Forces in 2020.[4][5]

She was born at King Hussein Medical Center.


  1. ^ "His Majesty King Abdullah II King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan". Royal Hashemite Court. Retrieved 2 April 2011.
  2. ^ "Princess Salma of Jordan graduates from high school – Royal Central". Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  3. ^ Barger, Brittani (25 November 2018). "Jordan's Princess Salma graduates from Sandhurst currently attending usc". Retrieved 28 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Deputy Secretary General inaugurates Jordan's Military Women's Training Centre". North Atlantic Treaty Organization. 14 June 2021. Retrieved 21 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Jordanian princess becomes her country's first female pilot". Al Jazeera. 9 January 2020. Retrieved 21 July 2021.