UK: LONDON: DEATH OF KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN MOURNED
USA: BILL CLINTON PAYS TRIBUTE TO JORDAN'S KING HUSSEIN
European leaders arrive for King Hussein's funeral 8 February 1999
World leaders give King Abdullah II condolences 8 February 1999
MIDDLE EAST: KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN DEATH OFFICIALLY MOURNED (2)
Hussein bin Talal was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, until his death in 1999. The King died at the age of 63 from complications of cancer. His funeral was the largest gathering of world leaders since 1995. He was succeeded by his eldest son Abdullah II.