His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein is the 43rd generation direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammed. King Abdullah assumed his constitutional powers as King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on February 7, 1999, the day his father, the late King Hussein, passed away. King Abdullah is committed to building on the legacy left by the late King Hussein to further Jordan's democratic institutionalization and political pluralism, while working for a just and comprehensive peace in a climate of openness and tolerance.
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan is an international voice of cross cultural dialogue, an outspoken philanthropic advocate, and a promoter of advancing health and educational opportunities in Jordan and across the globe.
Since her marriage to His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein (then Prince), in 1993, Queen Rania has channeled her energies behind initiatives that aim to improve the livelihood of various sectors of society in Jordan and beyond.
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II is the 42nd-generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him). His Royal Highness is the eldest son of Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania Al Abdullah.
Born in Amman on 19Muharram 1415H, 28 June 1994AD, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince is the namesake of His late Majesty King Hussein, his grandfather, the builder of modern Jordan.