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Mufid Nashashibi

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  • Country of residence: United States
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1915
  • Age: 102
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Mufid Said Ahmad Nashashibi (16 July 1915 – April 1999) was one of the founders of the Palestinian National Liberation League, which was established in 1942.

Born in Jerusalem, Nashashibi was educated at St. George's School in Jerusalem, the American University in Cairo and Robert College in Istanbul. In 1936, he returned to Jerusalem to work as an engineer. In 1949, he became the manager of engineering services for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees. In 1962, he became project manager for the construction of the Kuwait Sewage System. Israel, which had occupied the West Bank in 1967, prevented his return to Jerusalem from Kuwait after the project was finished in 1970. At first, he moved to Lebanon but, in the early 1980s, he moved to California, where he died.


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