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Four Days in Jordan

Jordan is a country roughly the geographic size of Indiana that was established in 1946 as an independent sovereign state (previously under a British mandate) with a constitutional monarchy. The Parliament proclaimed King Abdullah the first king in 1946 but when he was assassinated in 1951, his son, Talal assumed the crown but abdicated in 1952 leaving his son, Hussein to ascend the throne and rule the country until his death in 1999. Read more »