King of Jordan from 1951 to 1952 who had to abdicate the throne to his son Hussein due to his schizophrenia.
He ascended to the throne after the assassination of his father.
In his short reign over Jordan he made the Parliament the supreme ruling body of the land.
He had four sons, including his successor Hussein.
Before he was king, his son Hussein was nearly killed by a fanatic who wanted to prevent peace with Israel.