48 Of Our Favourite Queen Rania Moments

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An exploration of our favourite moments from the style icon, women’s rights activist, humanitarian, mother and wife

1. Rania Al-Yassin was born in Kuwait on the 31 August, 1970 to Palestinian parents. They fled to Jordan during the Gulf War. 

2. She enrolled at the American University in Cairo and earned a graduate degree in Business Administration, 1991

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3. On a chance outing, the queen met her prince and the couple her married just five months later, 1993

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4. Our sartorial obsession behinds when Queen Rania wed in a custom Bruce Oldfield dress, 1993

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5. The birth of her first child Prince Hussein, 1994



6. The birth of her second child Princess Iman, 1996

7. Rania Al-Yassin became Queen Rania of Jordan on the 22 March, 1999

8. Was Queen Rania the pioneer of the small sunglasses? Pictured here in 1999

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9. Joining UNICEF’s Global Leadership Initiative, 2000

10. The birth of her third child Princess Salma, 2000

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11. Queen Rania became a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Foundation Board, 2002

12. With Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Mantoum and Former US President Bill Clinton at a Gala dinner in Dubai, 2002



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13. The royal initiated the Al-Aman Fund for the Future of Orphans, 2003

14. In partnership with the Ministry of Education, the King and Queen launched an annual teachers’ award, the Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education, 2005 

15. The birth of her fourth child Prince Hashem, 2005

16. Jennifer Lopez and Queen Rania Time Magazine's 100 Most Infuential People, 2006

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17. A lesson in accessorising of an outing to Sandhurst, 2006

18. Named UNICEF's first Eminent Advocate for Children, 2007

19. The Queen receiving Petra's official candidacy certificate for its inclusion in a 'New Seven Wonders of the World', 2007



20. In Elie Saab at the Bambi Awards, 2007



21. When she shut down Arab women stereotypes, 2008

22. Proving she doesn’t take herself too seriously, press play to watch Queen Rania’s hilarious David Letterman-style spoof, 2008



23. Named Co-Founder and Global Co-Chair of 1GOAL Education for All, an initative that works will the footballing community to raises awareness and involvement in achieving education for children out of school, 2009



24. The United Nations made Queen Rania Honorary Chairperson for the United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI), 2009

25. Queen Rania I named Honorary Chairperson for Global Action Week, 2009

26. Named on of Glamour’s Women of the Year, 2010

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27. "It all began with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich…and it ended with a hummus sandwich.” The opening to Queen Rania’s first children’s picture book, The Sandwich Swap, 2010

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28. Meeting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, 2012

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29. Showing the Duchess of Cornwall around Jordan, 2012

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30. Presenting Malala with the Civil Society award, 2013

31. Twinning with JLo at the UN Foundation's Gender Equality Discussion, 2015

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32. Queen Rania and former Bazaar cover star Salma Hayek take to the stage to speak at the Global Citizen Festival that aims to end extreme poverty by 2030, 2015

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33. With Victoria Beckham at the Social Good Summit, 2015

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34. Wearing an all-white Alexander McQueen ensemble, 2015

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35. With Naomi Campbell and Franca Sozzani at Fashion 4 Development's 5th annual Official First Ladies luncheon, 2015

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36. A lesson in workwear dressing, 2015

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37. With ex-British Prime Minister David Cameron outside 10 Downing Street, 2016

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38. Visiting the Syrian refugee camp of Karatepe in Mytilene, 2016

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39. At the Google Zeitgeist summit, 2017

40. Queen Rania steps out in Dubai-based label Reemami

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41. Sharing sweet pictures on Instagram of Princess Salma graduated from International Academy Amman (IAA) in Jordan 

42. At the White House with Donald and Melania Trump, 2018

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43. Twinning with Bella Hadid in a Fendi blazer, 2018

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44. The Queen shared the sweetest birthday message to her husband

45. Wearing Dubai-based brand All Things Mochi

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46. Visiting the Al Kifah Cooperative Society in Ajloun Governorate, 2018

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47. Her continuous work with Edraak, a non-profit organisation that promotes eduation in the Arab world. 

48. Ahead of HRH's 48th birthday

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