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Kingdom remembers Prince Zeid Bin Shaker

By JT - Aug 30,2022 - Last updated at Aug 31,2022

AMMAN — Tuesday marks the 20th memory of the passing of HRH Prince Zeid Bin Shaker, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 

The prince was born on July 4, 1934, and had studied in Vicoria College in Egypt, graduated from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1955, and then graduated from Leavenworth College in the US in 1963. He passed away on August 30, 2002.

Holding several leading positions in Jordan, the prince was most notably a prime minister, minister of defence, Royal Court chief, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army and His Majesty the late King Hussein’s military adviser. 

On February 4, 1996, King Hussein bestowed upon him the title of prince, and he received a number of Jordanian and foreign honours, including the Renaissance Medal of the first degree, among others.


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