Hussein ibn Nasser

Hussein ibn Nasser

Sharif of Mecca
حسين بن ناصر
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Jordanian Ambassador to Turkey
of  Jordan
to  Turkey
In office
1949–1950
Succeeded by1971 and 1972: Hazem Nuseibeh
2002: Marouf al-Bakhit
2012: Amjad Adaileh
Jordanian Ambassador to Spain
of  Jordan
to  Spain
In office
1953–1960
Preceded byIssa Basil Bandak
Succeeded byIklil Sati
16th Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
April 21, 1963 – July 6, 1964.
Preceded bySamir al-Rifai
Succeeded byBahjat Talhouni
In office
March 4, 1967 – October 7, 1967.
Preceded byWasfi al-Tal
Succeeded bySaad Jumaa
Personal details
BornNovember 30, 1902
Ta'if, Saudi Arabia
DiedMay 1, 1982[1]
Spouse(s)in 1943 married H.R.H. Princess Makbula, third daughter of Abdullah I of Jordan
ChildrenFerihan Debbas[2]
FatherSharif Nasser bin Ali Pasha 1863 brother of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
RelativesHussein of Jordan, nephew.
Educationstudies in Hejaz schools

Hussein ibn Nasser (30 November 1902 – 1 May 1982, GCVO) Sharif was a Jordanian Prime Minister and Ambassador.

Career

  • From 1929 to 1935 he was attached to the Royal Cabinet in Baghdad.
  • From 1935 to 1937 he was Attaché at the Iraqi Legation to Turkey.
  • From 1938 to 1942 he was Assistant Head of Royal Protocol in Baghdad.
  • From 1944 to 1946 he was Assistant Head of Royal Protocol in Baghdad.
  • From 1946 to 1948 he was Iraqi Consul-General in Jerusalem and Chargé d'affaires in Amman, (Jordan)
  • From 1949 to 1950 he was Jordanian Minister Plenipotentiary to Turkey.
  • From 1950 to 1951 he was Minister at the Legations to France and Spain.
  • From 1953 to 1961 he was ambassador in Madrid.
  • In 1961 he became Chief of the Royal Cabinet.
  • In April 1963 Hussein of Jordan used his constitutional prerogatives, dissolved the Parliament, ordered his uncle Sharif Hussein ibn Nasser to form a government and curb Freedom of assembly of suppoters of Gamal Abdel Nasser with Police, army and Bedouin contingents.[3]
  • From April 21, 1963 to July 6, 1964 he was Jordanian Prime Minister.
  • From March 4, 1967 to October 7, 1967 he was Jordanian Prime Minister.
  • In 1969 he was appointed member of the Senate.[4]

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