Friday, June 10, 2016

Royal Profile: 35 Facts about Prince Hashim of Jordan

  1. Prince Hashim bin Hussein of Jordan was born 10 June 1981 {Source}. 
  2. He is the youngest son of King Hussein and Queen Noor{Source}. 
  3. He is a full brother to:
    1. Prince Hamzah bin al Hussein of Jordan (1980)
    2. Princess Iman bint al Hussein (1983)
    3. Princess Raiyah bint Hussein (1986)
  4. He has several half-siblings{Source}:
    1. Princess Alia bint Al Hussein (1956)
    2. King Abdullah II (1962)
    3. Prince Faisal bin Al-Hussein of Jordan (1963)
    4. Princess Aisha bint Hussein of Jordan (1968)
    5. Princess Zein bint Hussein (1968, twin of above)
    6. Princess Haya bint Hussein(1974) 
    7. Prince Ali bin Al Hussein (1975)
  5. He is a sibling-in-law to:
    1. Nasser Wasfi Mirza (div. 1987)
    2. Sayyid Mohammed Al-Saleh
    3. Queen Rania (m. 1993)
    4. Alia Tabbaa (m. 1987-2008, div)
    5. Princess Sara of Jordan (m 2010-2013)
    6. Princess Zeina of Jordan (m. 2015)
    7. Mr. Zeid Juma (divorced)
    8. Princess Noor bint Asem of Jordan (d. 2009)
    9. Princess Fahdah (m. 2006)
    10. Princess Basmah Bani Ahmad bint al Hamzah (m. 2012)
    11. Mr. Zaid Azmi Mriza
    12. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (m. 2004)
  6. His nephews are:
    1. Prince Hussein (1981)
    2. Talal Al-Saleh
    3. Abdulhamid Al-Saleh
    4. Prince Omar bint al-Faisal of Jordan (1993)
    5. Crown Prince Hussein (1994)
    6. Prince Hashem (2005)
    7. Prince Abdullah bin Ali (2007)
    8. Prince Abdullah bin Faisal (2016)
    9. Master Aoun Juma 
    10. Master Jaafar Al-Saleh
    11. Mr. Majdi Al-Saleh
    12. Master Omar Mirza
    13. Princess Jalila bint Ali ( 2005)
  7. His nieces are:
    1. Princess Iman (1996)
    2. Princess Salma (2000)
    3. Princess Ayah bint al-Faisal of Jordan  (1990)
    4. Princess Sara bint al-Faisal of Jordan  (1997) 
    5. Princess Aisha bint al-Faisal of Jordan  (1997)
    6. Princess Jalila bint Ali ( 2005)
    7. Princess Haalah bint Al Hashim (2007)
    8. Princess Haya bint al Hamzah (2007)
    9. Princess Rayet bint Al Hashim (2008)
    10. Princess Fatima Al-Alia bint Al Hashim (2011)
    11. Princess Zein bint Hamzah (2012)
    12. Princess Noor bint Hamzah (2014)
    13. Prince Hussein Haidara bin Hashim (2015)
    14. Princess Badiya bint Hamzah(2016)
    15. Miss Muna Juma
    16. Miss Jumana Al Saleh
    17. Miss Tahani Al Shawan al Saleh (Adopted)
  8. In Queen Noor's biography, she states that he is named after the clan of Hashim, a tribe which Muhammad and King Hussein belonged to.
  9. He was educated in Jordan, the United States, and  the United Kingdom. 
  10. His education began in Jordan, where he attended the Amman Baccalaureate School, before being sent to the United Kingdom. 
  11. Once in the UK, he began attending St. Mark's School
  12. He then attended Fay School in the United States. 
  13. In 1999, he graduated from Maret School in the United States. 
  14. After graduation from his primary education, he attended the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst in 2000. 
  15. During his year at Sandhurst, he was awarded the Prince Saud Bin Abdullah Prize, which is presented to the cadent with the highest aggregate mark. 
  16. In 2001, he was back to studying the US, this time at Duke University, before transferring to Georgetown University. 
  17. He obtained a undergraduate degree in Comparative Studies from Georgetown's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service in 2005. 
  18. After graduation, he undertook a year long course in Quran studies at Balqa Applied University. 
  19. During his time as a Captain of the Jordian Armed Forces in the 3rd Royal Ranger Battalion, he attended several military and security courses. 
  20. In January 2006, it was announced he engaged to Fahdah Mohammed Abunayyan of Saudi Arabia.
  21. They married on 15 April 2006. 
  22. His father-in-law is Sheikh Mohammad bin Ibrahim Abunayyan
  23. One of his grandfather-in-laws is Prince Turki bin Khaled bin Ahmed Al Sudairi, head of the Saudi Human Rights Commission.
  24. On 6 April 2007, the couple welcomed their first child:
    1. Princess Haalah bint al-Hashim 
  25. On 4 July 2008, they welcomed their second child:
    1. Princess Rayet bint Al-Hashim 
  26. On 5 November 2011, another daughter was announced:
    1. Princess Fatima Al Alia bint Al-Hashim
  27.  On 15 June 2015, they welcomed their first son:
    1. Prince Hussein Haidara bin Hashim
  28. He is a member of the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Star of Jordan.
  29. He is a member of 1st Class of the Al-Hussein Order of Military Merit
  30. He is a reciepent of the King Hussein Medal of Excellence
  31. He also received a medal for Administrative & Leadership Competence 
  32. He also recieved a medal for Administrative & Technical Competence 
  33. He is currently 9th in succession for the throne.
  34. In addition to Jordanian descent, he is English, Swedish, Syrian from his mother.
  35. He was only 17 years old when his father died. 

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