Ghassan Kanafani

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Birthday
9, 1936
Birthplace
Acre, Israel
Death Date
Jul 8, 1972 (36)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1936
Birthplace
Acre, Israel
Death Date
Jul 8, 1972 (36)

About

Palestinian writer, politician, and former leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. His novel, Men in the Sun, was released to critical acclaim in 1963.

Before Fame

His family was exiled in 1948 and he was educated at the University of Damascus.

Trivia

He was assassinated by a car bomb in Beirut several days after the Lod airport massacre.

Family Life

He had two children with Anni Høver, a Danish educationalist and children's rights activist.

Associated With

He studied the philosophies of Karl Marx.