Ahmad Shukeiri

Politician

Birthday January 1, 1908

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Lebanon

DEATH DATE Feb 26, 1980 (72)

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About

Arab politician and the first Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, an office he served from 1964 to 1977. In his career he wrote over twenty books about Arab Unity.

Before Fame

He was born in the Ottoman Empire in what is now Lebanon and studied law in the British law college in Jerusalem.

Trivia

He was the Saudi United Nations Ambassador from 1957 to 1962 after serving as assistant Secretary General for the Arab League from 1950 to 1956.

Family Life

His mother was Turkish and his father was Arab.

Associated With

He was a political ally of Yasser Arafat.