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Jamal Alhusseini

Jamal Alhusseini

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Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1892
  • Age : 124
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Born in Jerusalem in 1892; graduate from the Anglican School in Jerusalem; studied Medicine at the AUB but was interrupted by the outbreak of WWI; served after the war in the British Military Government’s Health Dept., then as local adviser to the Governor of Nablus, and as assistant to the Governor of Ramleh; was member of both, the Nadi Al-Arabi and the Muntada Al-Adabi organizations in 1918-19; later member of the pro-Husseini majlesiyoun faction; was elected representative to the 6 th Congress of the Arab Executive Committee (June 1923, Jaffa) for Jerusalem and to the 7 th (June 1928) for Bethlehem; was elected Secretary of the Executive Committee at the congresses from 1920-28; served as Secretary of the Supreme Muslim Council from 1927-30; was suspected by the Jews for organizing the Revolt of 1929; was a member of the Palestinian Delegation to London in 1930; suggested methods of resisting Zionist/British aims at the General Arab Congress in Nablus in Sept 1931: either following the Egyptian model of negotiating with the British or the Indian one of embarking on a course of civil disobedience; was co-founder and elected Chairman of Mufti Haj Amin Al-Husseini’s Hizb Al-Arabi (Palestine Arab Party), established in 1935 in Jerusalem; member of the first Arab Higher Committee in Palestine formed in 1936 (until 1937); acted as the Mufti’s representative and Pres. of the Palestinian delegation to the London Conference, St. James’s Palace, in Feb. 1939; was active among Palestinian exiles in Iraq in 1940-41; was caught by the British after escape from Iraq and exiled to Southern Rhodesia; returned to Palestine in 1946 and was elected Vice-Pres. of the Arab Higher Executive (Fourth Higher Committee of the Arab League); reorganized his party and formed its paramilitary youth organization Al-Futuwwa; served as representative of the Arab Higher Committee to the UN after 1947; was named FM to the All-Palestine Government, established in Dec. 1948; from the late 1950 to 1970s worked as consultant to Saudi Arabia; died on 3 July 1982.

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