Arriving in the U.S. for a five-week visit, his first, the boy King of Iraq, Feisal II.

Born: May 2, 1935 in Bagdad's Palace of Flowers. Son of fast-living, wild-driving King Ghazi who died at 27, bashed against a light pole in an auto accident, after a turbulent, disappointing six-year reign.

Childhood & Education: A king at three, Feisal had a brief fling at toys and tanks, lollipops, Flash Gordon movie serials and Superman comics before growing into a solemn-faced, rather lonely youngster, stuffed full of English, Turkish, Arabic, Kurdish, French and dynastic history....

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