Ismail Haniyeh

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Birthday
29, 1963
Birthplace
Palestine
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Palestine

About

Senior political leader of the Hamas group and one of two disputed Prime Ministers of the Palestinian National Authority. Despite being dismissed as Prime Minister in 2007 he has continued to have prime ministerial authority in the Gaza Strip.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Islamic University of Gaza with a degree in Arabic Literature.

Trivia

He was elected Prime Minister in 2006 and his office has been under dispute since 2007.

Family Life

His parents were refugees of the Palestinian-Israeli War of 1948. He has 13 children.

Associated With

President Mahmoud Abbas attempted to dismiss him in 2007, but he continued to serve as prime minister until 2014.