Royal Jordanian Order of Independence (Wisam al-Istiqlal) Hussein ibn Ali 1912
Item Description: Royal Jordanian Order of Independence (Wisam al-Istiqlal) French-Made. The Wisam al-Istiqlal was established by Emir Hussein I ibn Ali in 1921, as an award for civilian or military merit while he was ruler of the Hejaz. In 1924, ibn Saud ousted Hussein and founded what became the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Hussein fled to Cyprus and later settled in Amman, his son Abdullah having become Emir of Transjordan in 1921. The Order was adopted by the Emirate (later Kingdom) of Transjordan. Abdullah became King Abdullah I and the current King of Jordan is his great-grandson. The Order continues to be awarded. Note: The Mini size medal, one of small triangle enamel is missing. Gu aranteed 100% Authentic… The item “Royal Jordanian Order of Independence (Wisam al-Istiqlal) Hussein ibn Ali 1912″ is in sale since Monday, February 17, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Militaria\1919-38\Original Period Items”. The seller is “exact-deal” and is located in Ottawa, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: France