Crown Prince of Jordan

The Crown Prince of Jordan is the heir to the throne of Jordan.

Crown Prince of Jordan
Royal Standard of the Crown Prince of Jordan.svg
Standard of the Crown Prince
Incumbent
Hussein

since 28 November 2004
StyleHis Royal Highness
AppointerKing of Jordan
Term lengthLife tenure or until accession as King
Inaugural holderTalal of Jordan
Formation25 May 1946

The Article 28(B) of the Constitution of Jordan provides for agnatic primogeniture, meaning that the eldest son of the King automatically succeeds to the crown upon the monarch's death, unless the King has designated one of his brothers to inherit the throne as Crown Prince.[1]

Crown Princes of Jordan (1946–present)Edit

Name Heir of Birth Became Heir-apparent Created
Crown Prince
Ceased to be
Crown Prince
Death Crown Princess
Talal Abdullah I 26 February 1909 25 May 1946 20 July 1951 7 July 1972 Zein Al-Sharaf Talal
Hussein Talal 14 November 1935 20 July 1951 11 August 1952 7 February 1999
Muhammad Hussein 2 October 1940 11 August 1952[2] 30 January 1962[2]
Abdullah 30 January 1962 1 April 1965
Hassan 20 March 1947 1 April 1965 25 January 1999[3] Sarvath Ikramullah
Abdullah 30 January 1962 25 January 1999 7 February 1999 Rania Al-Yassin
Hamzah Abdullah II 29 March 1980 7 February 1999 28 November 2004[4] Princess Noor bint Asem
Hussein 28 June 1994 28 November 2004 2 July 2009[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Constitution: Article 28". The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Retrieved 27 March 2017.
  2. ^ a b Shahin, Mariam (1 September 1998). "The man who would be king". The Middle East. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
  3. ^ Tucker, Spencer; Roberts, Priscilla (12 May 2008). The Encyclopedia of the Arab–Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History. ABC-CLIO. p. 25. ISBN 9781851098422. Archived from the original on 6 February 2018. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Jordan crown prince loses title". BBC News. 29 November 2004. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Jordan's king names son, 15, as crown prince". Reuters. 3 July 2009. Retrieved 23 September 2017.