Khalil Alsakakini

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Birthday
23, 1878
Birthplace
Jerusalem, Israel
Death Date
Aug 13, 1953 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
23, 1878
Birthplace
Jerusalem, Israel
Death Date
Aug 13, 1953 (75)

About

Palestinian-Christian scholar, poet, and author who was a devoted Arab Nationalist. Over the course of his literary career, he published poetry, essays, and diaries.

Before Fame

He worked as a translator at Columbia University and later joined the staff of a Jerusalem newspaper.

Trivia

He supported Arab attacks on Jews in the 1930s and '40s.

Family Life

He was born in Jerusalem to a family of Arab-Christian heritage. His wife, Sultana, died in 1949.

Associated With

He was an avid supporter and promoter of the infamous Nazi criminal, Adolf Hitler.