1882 – Born in the family of Hashemite Husayn Ibn Ali.
1918 – He moved his forces from Hejaz towards Syria to liberate Syria and dislodge the French from
Damascus, where his brother was proclaimed King.
1923 – He embarked on negotiations with the British to gain independence, resulting in the announcement
of the Emirate of Trans-Jordan’s independence on the 25th of May.
1946 – He expressed interest in ruling over the Arab parts of Palestine.
1948 – He was pressured by the neighboring Arab states into joining them in an "all-Arab military intervention"
1951 – While visiting Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, he was shot dead by Mustapha Shukri Usho, "a Palestinian
from the Husseini clan."