Suleiman Mousa

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Birthday
11, 1919
Birthplace
Jordan
Death Date
Jun 9, 2008 (88)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1919
Birthplace
Jordan
Death Date
Jun 9, 2008 (88)

About

A prominent 20th-century Jordanian historian, he is known for works such as Jordan in the 1948 War and The Great Arab Revolt. His groundbreaking work, T.E. Lawrence: An Arab View, was published in several different languages.

Before Fame

He had to drop out of high school to support his family following his father's untimely death. He later worked for the Iraq Petroleum Company and the Jordanian Broadcasting Company.

Trivia

He published his first historical work, Al Hussein Bin Ali and the Great Arab Revolt, in 1957.

Family Life

He was married to Georgette Nuseir. He died of heart failure in Amman, Jordan at the age of eighty-eight.

Associated With

King Abdullah II attended his funeral.