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Tawfiq Abu Alsaud

Tawfiq Abu Alsaud

Sector : Media, Editors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1902
  • Age: 114
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Born in Jerusalem in 1902; educated in Jerusalem; became a scholar, lingual researcher, politician and orator; wrote several radio acting plays for the Jerusalem Broadcasting Service during 1935-1960; his main grammar research work as well as seven volumes authored by him were lost in 1948; served as Sec.-Gen. of the National Committee in Lydda during 1947-1948; worked as teacher, headmaster and inspector of education in Jerusalem and other Palestinian cities; lecturer at Birzeit College; became the first Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Birzeit University from 1976-1981; co-founder and Board member of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (1949), Al-Maqassed Society (1962) and the Higher Islamic Council (1967); reopened the Arab schools in Jerusalem after the wars of 1948 and 1967; wrote down a version of the Arab legend King Seif Ben Thy Yazan (1946); died in 1981.


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