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Newly crowned King Hussein I of Jordan poses with his 2-year-old sister Basma and his 5-year-old brother Hassan in Amman, May 23, 1953. Hussein was proclaimed king in August 1952, but his formal accession to the throne came in May, after he reached the age of 18 according to the Islamic calendar.
(CORBIS/Hulton-Deutsch Collection)

  
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