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Famous Jordanians

Jordan's Information

Flag of Jordan
Land Area 88,802 km2
Water Area 540 km2
Total Area 89,342km2 (#110)
Population 8,185,384 (#96)
Population Density 92.18/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
GDP (PPP) $86.19 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,100
Currency Dinar (JOD)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Omar Al-Abdallat singer, songwriter
  • Lama Abu-Odeh educator, author
  • Ali Abuzamia fencer
  • Amjad Adaileh politician
  • Ayman Adais basketball player
  • Princess Bashmah Bani Ahmad princess
  • Kamel Ajlouni physician, endocrinology pioneer
  • Ali Khulqi Alsharairi politician
  • Abbas Arnaout film director, writer
  • Mazen Asfour art critic
  • Mousa Al-Awadi basketball player
  • Adnan Badran scientist, academic, politician
  • Mudar Seyyid Muhammad Badran politician
  • Khaldoun Baghdadi attorney
  • Marouf al-Bakhit former prime minister
  • Tha'er Bawab football striker
  • Timoor Daghistani ambassador
  • Nader al-Dahabi former prime minister
  • Eid Dahiyat politician, critic, academic
  • Hamza Dirani auto racer
  • Zade Dirani pianist, composer
  • Muhanna Al-Dura painter
E - F
  • Nasr Abdel Aziz Eleyan artist
  • Abdalla Ensour politician
  • Fahad Ensour government minister
  • Toujan al-Faisal human rights activist, politician
  • Fadia Faqir author
  • Adnan Farah psychologist
  • Elias Farkouh writer, novelist
  • Eid A-Fayez politician
  • Faisal al-Fayez former prime minister
G - J
  • Yousef Ghawanmeh historian, anthropologist
  • Fakhraldien Gor high jumper
  • Mohammad Hadrab basketball player
  • Rami Abdel-Hakeem Haikal musician
  • Eva Abu Halaweh lawyer, human rights activist
  • Suheir Hammad poet, author, political activist
  • Khalil Al-Hanahneh athlete
  • Daoud Hanania politician, heart surgeon
  • Badiya bint El Hassan princess
  • Rahma bint El Hassan princess
  • Dima Hattab ultra-marathon runner
  • Lama Hattab ultra-marathon runner
  • Sakher Hatter musician
  • Khairy Hirzalla painter
  • Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein king of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Aisha bint Al Hussein princess
  • Fouad Hussein journalist, author
  • Hashim bin Al Hussein prince
  • Lobo Ismail singer
  • Saad Jumaa former prime minister
  • Ayman Jumean fencer

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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