- 1935-99; king of Jordan (1952-99)
- 1937-2006; president of Iraq (1979-2003)
or Hu·sain or Hu·sayn 626–680.
The grandson of Muhammad and son of Fatima and Ali, revered by Shiites as the third imam.
or Hu·sain or Hu·sayn Full name King Hussein bin Talal. 1935–1999.
King of Jordan (1953–1999) who established a constitutional hereditary monarchy and espoused a moderate, generally pro-Western policy in the Middle East. He lost western Jordan to Israel in the Six-Day War (1967) but was later instrumental in negotiating the Israel-Jordan Treaty of Peace (1994).
- Alternative spelling of Husayn.