Abdullah ibn Hussein
Abdullah ibn Hussein (1882–1951) King of Jordan (1946–51), son of Hussein ibn Ali of the Hashemite family. In 1921, after aiding Britain in World War I, he became Emir of Trans-Jordan. Abdullah lost control of Hejaz to ibn Saud. In World War II, he resisted the Axis. Abdullah fought against the creation of Israel, annexed Palestinian land, and signed an armistice (1949). He was assassinated in Jerusalem.
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