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  Faisal II of Iraq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Faisal II (May 2, 1935 - July 14, 1958) was the last king of Iraq from April 4, 1939 to 1958.
As a teen, Faisal attended Harrow School in the United Kingdom, together with his cousin King Hussein of Jordan.
Faisal, as the senior member of the Hashemite family, became head of state.
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 Sharif Ali bin al-Hussein - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Failing male heirs of King Faisal (which occurred in 1958 when Faisal II died), succession is next to lawfully begotten descendants in male line of his brothers, the sons of King Hussein of Hejaz (Sharif Hussein ibn Ali, the Emir of Mecca and King of Hejaz), according to primogeniture, provided they are also Iraqi nationals.
Ali Bin al-Hussein is a cousin to the late King Faisal II: his father was Sharif Al-Hussein bin Ali, whose father Ali bin Abdullah Kamil was the brother-in-law and agnatic cousin of Hussein of Hejaz.
Sharif Ali Bin al-Hussein's mother is Princess Badia, daughter of King Ali of Hejaz, aunt of the late King Faisal II, and a granddaughter of King Hussein of Hejaz.
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 Faisal II Biography / Biography of Faisal II Biography Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faisal II (1935-1958) became king of Iraq at a turbulent time in his nation's history.
Faisal II began his reign with good intentions and a seriousness of purpose that his father had lacked.
King Faisal II and his uncle, Emir Abdul Ilah, perished in the brief fighting, while General Nuri al-Sa`id was later butchered in the streets.
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 FAISAL II. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He ascended to the throne on the death of his father, King Ghazi.
After a long regency, Faisal attained his majority in 1953.
Regarded as pro-Western in his sympathies, he was killed on July 14, 1958, when a revolution led by Abdul Karim Kassem overthrew the Iraqi monarchy.
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 skill-link: Interest Zone
Its Iraqi branch, under Faisal I, was installed by Britain after World War I. No direct heirs to the throne exist and the Sharif Ali has two cousins from Jordan's Royal Family who have been mentioned as possible contenders for the throne.
Sharif Ali bin Al-Hussein is cousin to the late King Faisal II, his father is Sharif Al-Hussein bin Ali (whose father was Prince of Mecca until 1908 and uncle to King Faisal I), and his mother is Princess Badia, daughter of King Ali bin Hussein I and aunt of the late King Faisal II.
Faisal II Interested to further understand the family tree of the Sherif Hussein who includes among his descendents the current King of Jordan and Sharif Ali who claims the throne of Iraq?
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 The Recent History of Iraq
On Faisal's death in 1933, he was succeeded by his son, King Ghazi I. Iraq joined the UN in 1945 and became a founding member of the Arab League.
During the early 1950s, in the reign of the new young King Faisal II, various pro-Western pacts were signed, but Arab factions, bitterly opposed to union with the west, inspired by the example of Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt, staged a military coup on 14th July 1958, led by General Abdul-Karim Qassim (known as "il-Za`im").
King Faisal and the premier, Nuri as-Said were both executed in the uprising and the country was proclaimed a republic.
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 Analysis: Iraq -- transition to what? - (United Press International)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King Faisal I (1885-1933) was found by the British administration of Iraq to be the most appropriate candidate to sit on the throne of the newly created kingdom of Iraq.
His successor was to be his only son, Faisal II (1935-1958), however, given the young age of the crown prince at the time of his father's death -- 4 years old -- a regent was named.
Faisal II, still in his youth, was killed along with the entire royal family and Abd al-Ilah on the morning of the July 14, 1958 Revolution.
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 King Faisal 2
Faisal 2 became the last king of Iraq and was the least powerful.
This was because he was under strong influence of his uncle Abdul Ilahi bni Ali, who had been his regent while he was underage.
1958 February: Faisal becomes the leader of the newly formed Arab Federation of Iraq and Jordan.
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 Encyclopedia: Faisal II of Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
King Faisal II of Iraq File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version.
Abd al-Ilah (also written Abdul Ilah) was the cousin of and brother-in-law of King Ghazi, and was regent of Iraq for King Faisal II from April 4, 1939 to May 2, 1953, when Faisal came of age.
Prince Zeid (February 28, 1898 – October 18, 1970), succeeded King Faisal II of Iraq on his assassination in 1958, but never ruled as Iraq became a republic.
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 List of Kings of Iraq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In order to restore order, a dynasty of Hashemite kings was established, beginning with Faisal I who was the son of Hussein bin Ali.
As a family originating in the Hejaz, the Hashemite dynasty was foreign to Iraq, and the Iraqi monarchy was eventually overthrown by a military revolt in 1958.
When Faisal II became king he was only four years old; until he was 18 the following ruled as regents:
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 Iraq: From Kingdom To Islamic Socialism
Iraq was made a Kingdom, with Faisal I as king, brother of the new ruler of neighboring Jordan, Abdallah, a member of the Hashemite family.
Faisal II did not assumed the throne until his 18th birthday, in 1953.
Whereas Faisal and Ghazi had been strong Arab nationalists and had opposed the British-supported tribal shaykhs, Abd al Ilah and Nuri as-Said were Iraqi nationalists who relied on the tribal shaykhs as a counterforce against the growing urban nationalist movement.
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 Iraq Timeline
Faisal I dies and is succeeded by his son, Ghazi.
King Ghazi is killed in an automobile accident; his son, Faisal II, 3, becomes king; Faisal's uncle, Emir Abd al-Ilah, becomes regent.
A military coup overthrows the monarchy, kills King Faisal II, and declares Iraq a republic.
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 Iraq's Heads of State (1921-Present)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faisal was the most appropriate candidate for the suggested Iraqi throne, and he had the support of the local national movement.
Subsequently he was crowned on the 23rd of August 1921 as Faisal I of the newly created Iraqi Kingdom after a referendum controlled by the British administration.
King Faisal II (1935-1958), the only son of King Ghazi I and Queen Aalya, King Faisal II was about four when his father died.
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 Republic of Iraq (IEPE)
After his expulsion from Syria by the French in 1920 (for which a medal was issued), Faisal ibn Hussein was made king of Iraq by the British and confirmed by means of a well-coordinated plebiscite on 23 August 1921, under British protectorship.
Nationalist opposition mounted, and Faisal's grandson, King Faisal II, was killed in the revolution of 14 July 1958, which established Iraq as a republic.
The name of King Faisal I was removed from the reverse in 1958, after the establishment of the republic Ribbon: 30 mm, white with 7 mm green edge stripes (7 mm green, 16 mm white, 7 mm green).
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Faisal I
Faisal I (1885-1933), king of Iraq, born in Mecca, Arabia, and educated in Constantinople (present-day İstanbul).
In July 1920, when the Iraqi Arabs learned of the decision, they began an armed uprising against the British, then still occupying Iraq.
Faisal II (1935-1958), king of Iraq (1939-1958), grandson of Faisal I, born in Baghdād, and educated at Harrow School, England.
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 Overfifties.com Discussion Board
One reason Faisal, age 35, son of Sharif Hussein of Mecca (now part of Saudi Arabia) was chosen was he had fought with Lawrence against the Turks), and the Colonial Office believed he had the charisma to hold the new country together.
Faisal's son, Ghazi, assumed the throne in 1933 at age 21.
Faisal II, being a child, ruled through a regent for 14 to 15 years (until he was 19 or 20) when he and the royal family were massacred by Iraqi Army officers led by Abdul Karim Qassem who was installed in 1958 as ruler following the bloody coup.
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 Corrupt government, conspiracy, new world order, no future.
It was to be a kingdom, under the rule of Emir Faisal, and, although the monarch was elected by plebiscite in 1921, full independence was not achieved until 1932, when the British Mandate was officially terminated.
During the early 1950s, in the reign of the new young King Faisal II, various pro-Western pacts were signed, but Arab factions, bitterly opposed to union with the West, staged a military coup on 14th July 1958, led by General Karim Kassem.
King Faisal and the premier, Nuri as-Said were both killed in the uprising and the country was proclaimed a republic.
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 Faisal II of Iraq -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faisal II (May 2, 1935 - July 14, 1958) was the last (Click link for more info and facts about king of Iraq) king of Iraq from April 4, 1939 to 1958.
He was the son of the second (Click link for more info and facts about king of Iraq) king of Iraq, (Click link for more info and facts about Ghazi) Ghazi, who was killed in an automobile accident when Faisal was three.
The two boys were close, and reportedly planned even then to merge their two realms to counter what they considered the threat of militant (Click link for more info and facts about pan-Arab) pan-Arab (The doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other) nationalism.
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 David Pryce-Jones on Iraq & Hashemites on National Review Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1975 King Faisal of Saudi Arabia was shot dead by one of his nephews, and if Osama bin Laden now has his way the entire Saudi royal family is doomed.
The murder in 1958 of his cousin Faisal II put an end to a proposed Hashemite federation of Jordan and Iraq.
One is Prince Adil ibn Faisal, an eccentric character at present detained in Morocco for using false identity papers.
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 AllRefer.com - Faisal II (Middle Eastern History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
AllRefer.com - Faisal II (Middle Eastern History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Faisal II or Feisal II[both: fI´sul] Pronunciation Key, 1935–58, king of Iraq (1939–58).
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 Later Mandate Period and World War II
Iraq's King Faisal I died and was succeeded by his son Ghazi, who reigned until 1939 when he was killed in an auto accident.
Faisal, who was three, did not come of age until 1953 (his uncle Abdul Illah ruled as regent until 1953).
Faisal reigned only from 1953 until 1958 when he was overthrown in a revolutionary military coup and executed.
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 Faisal I
Faisal was educated in Constantinople and later sat in the Ottoman parliament as deputy for Jidda.
Faisal was disappointed in his hope to rule as king over all Arab territory in the Ottoman Empire.
Iraq - Kings Faisal I (1921–1933) Ghazi I (1933–1939) Faisal II (1939–1958) Abd al-Ilah,...
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 Iraqi monarchists await return of the man who might be king   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Faisal was a Hashemite, a prominent clan from the Arabian Peninsula.
But Faisal's pedigree gave him little legitimacy in his new country, and he and his descendants had an uneasy relationship with Iraq's native power brokers.
In 1958, his grandson Faisal II -- Sharif Ali's cousin -- was butchered in a military coup.
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 Iraq's Heads of State - حكام العراق
During the First World War, Faisal at first served with the Turkish army in Syria, but in 1916 he fled to Al Hijaz, where he joined his father, Sherrif Hussein bin-Ali of Mecca and the ruler of Hijaz, and brothers in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire.
He was quite gifted in politics, which was the reason that had made his father depend on him in the negotiations with Britain and in the peace conference of Paris 1919.
The only son of King Ghazi I and Queen Aalya, King Faisal II was about four when his father died.
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 Modern Iraq
This created a new problem for the British because Faisal’s older brother, Abdullah, had to be rewarded for his role in the Arab revolt.
After putting Faisal on the throne in 1921, the British decided to eschew the route of a mandate and write a treaty instead to assert control over Iraq.
The beginning of World War II introduced new concerns for the British as many Arabs began to view the Nazis as possible allies against the Zionists, spurred on by the arrival of the exiled Mufti of Jerusalem.
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 UCLA Neurobiology ONLINE - Faculty - Edwin Cooper - Home Page
Faisal, M., Chiappelli, F., Ahmed, I.I., Cooper, E.L., Weiner, H. Social confrontation stress in aggressive fish is associated with an endogenous opioid-mediated suppression of proliferative responses to mitogens and nonspecific cytotoxicity.
Faisal, M., Chiappelli, Ahmed, I. Cooper, E. Weiner, H. The role of endogenous opioids in modulation of immunosuppression in fish.
Faisal, M., Perkins, P.S. and Cooper, E.L. Infestation by the pennellid copepod Phrixocephalus cincinnatus modulates cell mediated immune responses in the Pacific arrowtooth flounder.
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