Summary: King of Jordan considered as the country's widely admired ruler for more than four decades who made peace in the volatile Middle East a priority by establishing good relations between Jordan and its neighbors, in which one of his last accomplishments was helping to finalize the Wye Peace Accord between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization in October 1998.
Cause of Death: Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
Born: November 14, 1935
Died: February 7, 1999
Location: Amman, Jordan