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Information about reign: طلال بن عبد الله (King Talal)

From20 July 1951
To11 August 1952
Personal InformationKing Talal of Jordan (1909 - 1972)

Talal bin Abdullah (Arabic: طلال بن عبد الله‎‎) was King of Jordan from 20 July 1951 until forced to abdicate in favour of his son Hussein due to health reasons (reported as schizophrenia) on 11 August 1952.

Talal's family claims a direct line of descent from the Islamic prophet Muhammad.