Prince Hassan bin Al Talal
1947 - Prince Hassan bin Talal born on the 20th of March in Amman, Jordan. He is the son of the late King Talal and Queen Zein al-Sharaf.
1965 - 1999 - Served as Crown Prince of Jordan. There are many theories in relation to why King Hussein made the succession change that he did, that instead enabled his son Abdullah to become the ruler of Jordan after his death.
1968 - Married Kolkata-born Sarvath Ikramullah, daughter of Pakistani politician Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, who he first met in London, when they were both youngsters. They have four children together: Princess Rahma, Princess Sumaya, Princess Badiya and Prince Rashid.
2006 - In the World religious conference in Kyoto, Prince Hassan accused the Arab leaders of "stealing billions from their people in order to waste it on weapons to fight against Israel, which they will never defeat". He also warned that Iran must not have nuclear weapons.
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