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List of famous politicians from Jordan, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Jordanian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Jordanian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Jordan and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Jordan, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List is made up of a variety of politicians, including Khaled Mashal and Marouf al-Bakhit.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Jordan in order to get more information about each one.

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Abdelmunim al-Rifai is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Abdelmunim al-Rifai Died at 68 (1917-1985) Abdul-Monem Rifai was a Jordanian diplomat and political figure of Palestinian descent. He was born in Lebanon. Rifai was Jordan's first Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the United Nations ...more

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Abdelsalam al-Majali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Abdelsalam al-Majali age 93 Abdelsalam al-Majali is a Jordanian physician and politician who served twice as the prime minister of Jordan.

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Abdullah Ensour is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
age 79 Abdullah Ensour is a Jordanian economist who has been Prime Minister of Jordan since October 2012. A veteran statesman and politician, he held various cabinet positions in Jordanian

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Abdullah I of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Died at 69 (1882-1951) Abdullah I bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan born in Mecca, Hejaz, Ottoman Empire was the second of three sons of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif and Emir of Mecca and his first wife Abdiyya bint Abdullah. ...more

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Abdullah II of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
age 56 Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein is the King of Jordan after he ascended the throne on 7 February 1999 upon the death of his father King Hussein. He is a member of the Hashemite family which has ruled ...more

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Ali Abu al-Ragheb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Ali Abu al-Ragheb age 72 Ali Abu al-Ragheb was the Prime Minister of Jordan from June 19, 2000 until October 25, 2003. He resigned and was replaced by Faisal al-Fayez. Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb was born in Amman, ...more

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Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
age 68 Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh was the prime minister of Jordan from October 2011 to April 2012. He was also formerly a judge of the International Court of Justice.

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Fayez Tarawneh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Fayez Tarawneh age 69 Fayez Tarawneh is an independent Jordanian politician, who served twice as prime minister of Jordan. He is chief of royal court in Jordan.

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Hazza' al-Majali is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Hazza' al-Majali Died at 41 (1919-1960) Hazza' Barakat al-Majali was two-time Prime Minister of Jordan. His first term lasted one week in 1955, his second term lasted from mid-1959 until his assassination.

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Hussein of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Died at 64 (1935-1999) Hussein bin Talal was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, in 1952, until his death. Hussein's rule extended through the Cold War and four decades of Arab–Israeli ...more

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Ibrahim Hashem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Died at 80 (1878-1958) Ibrahim Hashem was a Jordanian lawyer and politician of Palestinian descent who served in several high offices under Faisal I of Iraq, Abdullah I of Jordan and Hussein of Jordan.

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Khaled Mashal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Khaled Mashal age 62 Khaled Mashal is a Palestinian political leader and the leader of the Islamic Palestinian organization Hamas since the Israeli assassination of Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi in 2004. After the founding ...more

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Marouf al-Bakhit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Marouf al-Bakhit age 71 Marouf Suleiman al-Bakhit was a Jordanian politician and two-time Prime Minister. He first served as Prime Minister from 27 November 2005 until 25 November 2007 and then again from 9 February ...more

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Taher al-Masri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Taher al-Masri age 76 Taher Nashat al-Masri is a Jordanian of Palestinian origin who served as Prime Minister of Jordan from 19 June 1991 to 21 November 1991. He opposed the invasion of Iraq but reportedly wanted the ...more

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Talal of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Talal of Jordan Died at 63 (1909-1972) Talal bin Abdullah 26 February 1909 – 7 July 1972 was King of Jordan from 20 July 1951 until forced to abdicate in favour of his son Hussein due to health reasons on 11 August 1952. Talal's ...more

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Wasfi al-Tal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Died at 52 (1919-1971) Wasfi al-Tal was Prime Minister of Jordan for three separate terms. In 1971, he was assassinated by the Black September unit of the Palestine Liberation Organization outside a Cairo hotel. Tal ...more