Husayn ibn Ali

Standard Name: Husayn ibn Ali
Used Form: Hussein
Used Form: Hussein bin Ali


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Textual Features Jan Morris
This book covers the dynasty from Husayn ibn Ali (or Hussein bin Ali) to Hussein I of Jordan (one of his great-grandsons), who was currently enjoying British support. Johns suggests that Morris projects ambivalence about...


6 November 1916
The UK, France, and Russia recognized Hussein (Sharif or Emir of Mecca) as head of Arab peoples and King of Hejaz (western Saudi Arabia).