RoseMarie Said Zahlan

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Birthday
20, 1937
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
May 10, 2006 (68)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1937
Birthplace
Egypt
Death Date
May 10, 2006 (68)

About

Palestinian-American historian and author who wrote historical books and newspaper and magazine articles. Her publications include The Creation of Qatar, The Making of the Modern Gulf States, and Technology Transfer and Change in the Arab World.

Before Fame

She studied in the United States, earning a degree in musicology from Pennsylvania's Bryn Mawr College. She went on to receive her Ph.D. in history in London.

Trivia

She taught in Cairo and at the American University of Beirut.

Family Life

She grew up with three sisters and a brother and was the Egyptian-born daughter of a Palestinian-American businessman father and a Christian-Lebanese-Palestinian mother.

Associated With

She was the sister of Edward Said, a political activist and public intellectual.

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