Khalil Alwazir

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Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Tunisia
Death Date
Apr 16, 1988 (52)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1935
Birthplace
Tunisia
Death Date
Apr 16, 1988 (52)

About

Palestinian politician who co-founded the secular nationalist party Fatah in 1959. He has been dubbed "The Father of Struggle" by the Palestinian people.

Before Fame

He began his career in the 1960s as a militant leader.

Trivia

In 1982, he began to sponsor youth committees in Palestinian territories ,which would grow and initiate the First Intifada, Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation, in December 1987.

Family Life

His family was expelled from Ramla during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, at which point they became refugees.

Associated With

He was Yasser Arafat's right hand man for many years.

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