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Queen Noor

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The Resume

    (August 23, 1951- )
    Birth name is Lisa Najeeb Halaby
    Wife of King Hussein of Jordan
    Stepmother of King Abdullah II of Jordan
    Married King Hussein (June 15, 1978)
    Chaired the National Committee for the International Year of the Child (1979)
    Upon marriage, Queen Noor received Jordan’s Grand Cordon of the Jeweled Al Nahda, and shortly after, the Grand Collar of Al Hussein Bin Ali
    In recognition of her efforts to advance development, democracy and peace, the Queen has been awarded numerous honorary doctorates in international relations, law, and humane letters, and international awards

Why she might be annoying:

    She ranked #6 in 1978 on Mr. Blackwell's Worst Dress List.
    She is an Islamic feminist.

Why she might not be annoying:

    She leads a worldwide ban on anti-personnel landmines.
    She was instrumental in launching the Ottawa Mine Ban Treaty.
    She was a cheerleader at Princeton.
    She graduated Princeton University (1974).
    The BBC reported: 'She shocked many Jordanians in 1995 when she appeared inconsolable at the funeral of Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin.
    Some, especially those opposed to King Hussein's 'warm peace' with Israel, drew uncomfortable conclusions about her ease among Israelis and her popularity there.'
    She is a Moslem leader who continues to dress in western style.
    She is equally at home addressing the Arabic World and the Western World, Moslem groups and Jewish groups.

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 34 Votes: 11.76% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 31 Votes: 32.26% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 48 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 54 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 24 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 493 Votes: 53.35% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 34 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 70 Votes: 55.71% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 36 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 54 Votes: 51.85% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 61 Votes: 57.38% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 58 Votes: 44.83% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 61 Votes: 34.43% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 107 Votes: 58.88% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 515 Votes: 62.33% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 741 Votes: 61.67% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 551 Votes: 43.74% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 908 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2876 Votes: 51.88% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 311 Votes: 36.01% Annoying