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Amin Al-Majaj

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1921
  • Age: 102
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Amin Al-Majaj (March 21, 1921 in Ramallah - January 2, 1999 in East Jerusalem ) is a pediatrician and politician from Palestine . [1] [2] [3]
Growing up and educational attainment [ edit ]
Amin Saleh Al-Majj was born in the city of Ramallah in 1921 to a Christian family affiliated with the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East . He received his education at the Bishop’s School in East Jerusalem . In 1945, Al-Majaj joined the American University of Beirut and studied medicine and surgery, and later to the University of London, where he specialized in pediatrics . [1] [2] [3]
Holding positions [ edit ]
In 1950, Al-Majj was appointed head of the pediatric department at Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem , and later he took over its management and management of the Al-Maqasid Islamic Charitable Society Hospital . Also in 1950, he was elected a member of the Jerusalem Municipality , and several times as Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem. He was appointed Minister of Health, Construction and Development in Jordan in 1957, and Minister of Health in 1964. [4] He served as a member of the Jordanian National Assembly from 1967 until 1988. [1] [2] [3] He held one of the Jerusalem seats in the Jordanian Parliament from 1967-1988 AD; In addition to positions in hospitals located in Jerusalem, Gaza and Nablus. [5]
On July 5, 1994, Rawhi Al-Khatib , Secretary of the Jerusalem Municipality, died , and Amin Al-Majj was assigned to take over the position until Palestinian businessman Zaki Al-Ghoul was chosen in 1998. Israel does not recognize this position. [1] [2] [3]
Personal life [ edit ]
Amin Al-Majj married Betty Dagher in 1947, and they had one son and three daughters. [1]
Death [ edit ]
Amin Al-Majj died in Jerusalem on January 2, 1999, and was buried there. [1]



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