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Yousef Heikal

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1907
  • Age: 109
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Born in Jaffa in 1907; attended the Arab College in Jerusalem; studied at Montpellier University in France, graduating with a Diploma in Criminal Sciences; continued his higher education at the University of Paris and earned a PhD in Law in 1935; also received an honors degree from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences in 1937; became Director of the Waqf in Lydda in 1938; was general inspector of the Waqf and Islamic schools; became mayor of Jaffa in 1945; was excluded from the Jaffa National Committee because he was considered to be an enemy of the traditional supporters of Haj Amin Al-Husseini, and a supporter of King Abdullah ;served as Ambassador of Jordan in Washington, Paris, London and Taipei; was the Jordanian delegate at the UN; has written numerous articles and books, incl. The Palestine Question; died in 1989.


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