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Famous Politicians from Jordan

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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 Dec. at 68 (1917-1985)
Abdul-Monem Rifai (ʻAbd al-Munʻim Rifāʻī) (23 February 1917 – 17 October 1985) was a Jordanian diplomat and political figure of Palestinian descent, who served two non-consecutive terms as the ...more
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Abdelsalam al-Majali is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Abdelsalam al-Majali age 94
Abdelsalam al-Majali ( (listen) AHB-dəl sə-LAM al mə-JAH-lee; Arabic: عبد السلام المجالي‎; born 18 February 1925) is a Jordanian physician and politician who served twice as the prime minister ...more
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Abdullah Ensour is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
age 80
Abdullah Ensour ( (listen) AHB-də-lə en-SOOR; Arabic: عبد الله النسور‎ ʿAbd Allāh an-Nasūr; born 20 January 1939) is a Jordanian economist who was Prime Minister of Jordan between October 2012 ...more
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Abdullah I of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Dec. at 69 (1882-1951)
Abdullah I bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الأول بن الحسين‎, Abd Allāh Al-Awal ibn Al-Husayn, February 1882 – 20 July 1951) was the ruler of Jordan and its predecessor state, Transjordan, from ...more
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Abdullah II of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
age 57
Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein (Arabic: عبدالله الثاني بن الحسين‎, ʿAbdullāh ath-thānī bin Al-Ḥusayn, born 30 January 1962) has been King of Jordan since 1999. He belongs to the Hashemite family, ...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 73
Ali Abu al-Ragheb (Arabic: علي أبو الراغب‎) (born 1946) was the Prime Minister of Jordan from 19 June 2000 until 25 October 2003. He resigned and was replaced by Faisal al-Fayez. Prime Minister ...more
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Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
age 69
Awn Shawkat Al-Khasawneh (Arabic: عون الخصاونة‎) (born 22 February 1950) was the prime minister of Jordan from October 2011 to April 2012. He was also formerly a judge of the International Court ...more
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Fayez Tarawneh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Fayez Tarawneh age 70
Fayez Tarawneh (Arabic: فايز الطراونة‎, Fāyiz aṭ-Ṭarāwinah) (born 1 May 1949) is an independent Jordanian politician, who served twice as prime minister of Jordan. He is the former chief of the ...more
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Hazza' al-Majali is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Hazza' al-Majali Dec. at 41 (1919-1960)
Hazza' Barakat al-Majali (1917 – 29 August 1960) (Arabic: هزاع بركات المجالي‎ was two-time Prime Minister of Jordan. His first term lasted one week in 1955, his second term lasted from mid-1959 ...more
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Hussein of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Dec. at 64 (1935-1999)
Hussein bin Talal (Arabic: الحسين بن طلال‎, Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) reigned as King of Jordan from 11 August 1952 until his death. According to Hussein, he was a ...more
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Ibrahim Hashem is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Dec. at 80 (1878-1958)
Ibrahim Hashem (Arabic: إبراهيم هاشم‎, 1886 – 14 July 1958) was a Jordanian lawyer and politician of Palestinian descent who served in several high offices under Faisal I of Iraq, Abdullah I of ...more
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Khaled Mashal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Khaled Mashal age 63
Khaled Mashal (Arabic: خالد مشعل‎ Khālid Mashʿal, Levantine Arabic: [xaːled meʃʕal], born 28 May 1956) is a Palestinian political leader and became the head of the Islamic Palestinian ...more
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Marouf al-Bakhit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Marouf al-Bakhit age 72
Marouf Suleiman al-Bakhit (Arabic: معروف البخيت‎; born 1947) was a Jordanian politician and two-time Prime Minister. He first served as Prime Minister from 27 November 2005 until 25 November ...more
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Taher al-Masri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Taher al-Masri age 77
Taher Nashat al-Masri (Arabic: طاهر المصري‎) 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 ...more
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Talal of Jordan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Talal of Jordan Dec. at 63 (1909-1972)
Talal bin Abdullah (Arabic: طلال بن عبد الله‎, Ṭalāl ibn ʿAbdullāh; 26 February 1909 – 7 July 1972) was King of Jordan from the assassination of his father, King Abdullah I, on 20 July 1951, ...more
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Wasfi al-Tal is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Jordan
Dec. at 52 (1919-1971)
Wasfi Tal (Arabic: وصفي التل‎; 19 January 1919 – 28 November 1971) was a Jordanian politician, statesman and general. He served as Prime Minister of Jordan for three separate terms, 1962-63, ...more