Actions

::Abdullah I of Jordan

::concepts



{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Abdullah I bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan (Arabic: عبد الله الأول بن الحسين‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Abd Allāh ibn al-Husayn, February 1882 – 20 July 1951) born in Mecca, Hejaz, Ottoman Empire (in modern-day Saudi Arabia) was the second of three sons of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif and Emir of Mecca and his first wife Abdiyya bint Abdullah (d. 1886). He was educated in Constantinople and Hejaz. From 1909 to 1914, Abdullah sat in the Ottoman legislature, as deputy for Mecca, but allied with Britain during World War I. Between 1916 to 1918, working with the British guerrilla leader T. E. Lawrence, he played a key role as architect and planner of the Great Arab Revolt against Ottoman rule, leading guerrilla raids on garrisons.<ref>Avi Shlaim (2007) Lion of Jordan; The life of King Hussein in War and Peace Allen Lane ISBN 978-0-7139-9777-4 p 3</ref> He was the ruler of Transjordan and its successor state, Jordan, from 1921 to 1951<ref>Chambers Biographical Dictionary, ISBN 0-550-18022-2, page 3</ref>—first as Emir under a British Mandate from 1921 to 1946, then as King of an independent nation from 1946 until his assassination in 1951.


Abdullah I of Jordan sections
Intro  Early political career  Founding of the Emirate of Transjordan  Expansionist aspirations  Assassination  Marriages and children  Titles and honours  Gallery  Notes  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Early political career
<<>>

Abdullah::jordan    Order::hussein    British::princess    Category::grand    ''The::mecca    Shlaim::karsh

{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Use dmy dates |date=__DATE__ |$B= }} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} Abdullah I bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan (Arabic: عبد الله الأول بن الحسين‎{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}, Abd Allāh ibn al-Husayn, February 1882 – 20 July 1951) born in Mecca, Hejaz, Ottoman Empire (in modern-day Saudi Arabia) was the second of three sons of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif and Emir of Mecca and his first wife Abdiyya bint Abdullah (d. 1886). He was educated in Constantinople and Hejaz. From 1909 to 1914, Abdullah sat in the Ottoman legislature, as deputy for Mecca, but allied with Britain during World War I. Between 1916 to 1918, working with the British guerrilla leader T. E. Lawrence, he played a key role as architect and planner of the Great Arab Revolt against Ottoman rule, leading guerrilla raids on garrisons.<ref>Avi Shlaim (2007) Lion of Jordan; The life of King Hussein in War and Peace Allen Lane ISBN 978-0-7139-9777-4 p 3</ref> He was the ruler of Transjordan and its successor state, Jordan, from 1921 to 1951<ref>Chambers Biographical Dictionary, ISBN 0-550-18022-2, page 3</ref>—first as Emir under a British Mandate from 1921 to 1946, then as King of an independent nation from 1946 until his assassination in 1951.


Abdullah I of Jordan sections
Intro  Early political career  Founding of the Emirate of Transjordan  Expansionist aspirations  Assassination  Marriages and children  Titles and honours  Gallery  Notes  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Early political career
<<>>