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Hasan Abu Nimah

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1935
  • Age: 88
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Hasan Abu Nimah

Hasan Abu Nimah, Jordanian former ambassador. Recipient medal Pope Paul VI, 1964, Order al-kawkab Jordan, 1966, Order Independence Jordan, Grade I, 1988, Grand Cross Crown Belgium, 1989, Order of Grand Cross of Merit, Italy, 1995. Member Euro-Arab Club (president 1987-1990).



Nimah, Hasan Abu was born on September 11, 1935 in Battir, Jerusalem, Jordan. Son of Abdul Rahim and Fatima Othman (Oweinah) Abu Nimah.



Student, Al-Ummah College, Bethelehem, 1955. Bachelor in History, American University, Beirut, Lebanon, 1959.



Political commentator, Amman (Jordan) Broadcasting Svc., 1963-1965; 3rd secretary, Jordanian Embassy in Kuwait, 1965-1967; 2nd secretary, Jordanian Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, 1967-1970; 1st secretary, Jordanian Embassy in Washington, 1970-1972; with, Foreign Ministry, Amman, 1972-1973; counsellor, Jordanian Embassy, London, 1973-1977; ambassador, Jordanian Embassy, Belgium and Netherlands, 1978-1990; permanent representative of Jordan, European Economic Community, European Parliament, Council Europe, 1978-1990; ambassador, Jordanian Embassy, Luxembourg, 1990; ambassador, permanent representative of Italy, Portugal, San Marino, Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations), International Fund for Agricultural Development, World Food Program, Rome, from 1990; permanent representative of Jordan to the United Nations, New York City, since 1995. Jordanian non-resident ambassador to Panama, 1996, to Cuba, since 1997. Lecturer, education instructor United Nations Relief and Works Agency, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Teacher Training Center, Ramallah, 1959-1963.


Member United Nations General Assembly Session, 1977. Dean Arab DiplomaticCorps Belgium and Luxembourg, 1987-1990.



Member Euro-Arab Club (president 1987-1990).



Married Samira, December 25, 1965. Children: Ruba, Maye, Ali.



Abdul Rahim Nimah


Fatima Othman (Oweinah) Abu Nimah




Maye Nimah


Ruba Nimah


Ali Nimah



Achievements and Awards


Hasan Abu Nimah has been listed as a noteworthy ambassador by Marquis Who's Who.

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