dina bint 'abdu'l hamid

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The wedding of King Hussein of Jordan and Sharifa Dina bint ‘Abdu'l-Hamid at Raghadan Palace on April 18, 1955. The couple had met while studying in England; an interesting fact, the bride was 26 years old and the groom 19 years old. Dina like her husband could trace their ancestry to the Prophet Muhammad; one of the many views that made their families view the marriage favorably. King Hussein and Queen Dina had a daughter, Princess Alia; they divorced in 1957. [x]