King Hussein of Jordan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 14, 1935

Death Date

Feb 7, 1999

Age of Death

63 years

Cause of Death

Lymphoma

Profession

World Leader

The world leader King Hussein died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jordan’s ruler from 1953 to 1999 who is credited with modernizing his country. He became the second Arab Head of State to recognize Israel in 1994 and years later he was invited to give a speech during the funeral of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

His parents were Talal I bin Abdullah and Princess Zein al-Sharaf Talal.

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“All of the guests on ‘Faces of America’ were deeply moved by what we revealed about their ancestry. We were able to trace the ancestry of Native American writer Louise Erdrich back to 438 A.D. We found that Queen Noor is descended from royalty, and that’s before she married King Hussein of Jordan.” (Henry Louis Gates)