Musbah bint Nasser

Musbah bint Nasser (Arabic: مصباح بنت ناصر, "lamp of light"; 1884 – 15 March 1961) was the first queen consort of Jordan.

Musbah bint Nasser
Queen consort of Jordan
Tenure25 May 1946 – 20 July 1951
Mecca, Ottoman Empire
Died15 March 1961 (aged 76-77)
Irbid, Jordan
(m. 1904; died 1951)
IssuePrincess Haya
King Talal
Princess Munira
FatherAmir Nasser Pasha
MotherDilber Khanum

She was born in 1884 in Mecca, Ottoman Empire. She was the elder twin daughter of Amir Nasser Pasha and his wife Dilber Khanum, the younger being Huzaima, Queen consort of Syria and Iraq as wife of Faisal I.

In 1904, Musbah married Sayyid Abdullah bin al-Husayn later King Abdullah I of Jordan at Stinia Palace, İstinye, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. She bore him a son and two daughters:

Abdullah went on to take two more wives. He married Princess Suzdil Khanum in 1913 (daughter of 'Ali) and Nahda bint Uman in 1949 (a Sudanese lady), making Musbah his senior wife. On 25 May 1946, Abdullah was proclaimed King of Jordan and Musbah, as his first wife, became Queen of Jordan.

Queen Musbah died on 15 March 1961 in Irbid, Jordan.[citation needed]


  • 1884 – 1904: Miss Musbah bint Nasser
  • 1904 – 1 April 1921: Her Royal Highness Princess Musbah Al-Abdullah
  • 1 April 1921 – 25 May 1946: Her Highness Emira of Transjordan
  • 25 May 1946 – 20 July 1951: Her Majesty The Queen of Jordan
  • 20 July 1951 – 11 August 1952: Her Majesty The Queen Mother
  • 11 August 1952 – 15 March 1961: Her Majesty Queen Musbah


Royal titles
New title Queen consort of Jordan
25 May 1946 – 20 July 1951
Succeeded by