Definition of Faisal in English:


Line breaks: Fai¦sal
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪs(ə)l
1The name of two kings of Iraq:
1.1 Faisal I ( 1885–1933), reigned 1921–33. A British-sponsored ruler, he was also supported by fervent Arab nationalists. Under his rule Iraq achieved full independence in 1932.
1.2 Faisal II ( 1935–58), grandson of Faisal I, reigned 1939–58. He was assassinated in a military coup, after which a republic was established.

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