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Hamdi Taji Alfaruqi

Hamdi Taji Alfaruqi

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1911
  • Age : 104
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Born in Ramleh on 10 Sept. 1911; graduated from the AUB in Medicine; then continued his higher education at the University of London, specializing in Pediatrics; returned to Palestine in 1937 and joined the forces of the “Inqath Army” headed by Fawzi Qawuqji; also contributed to the Great Revolt, for which he was imprisoned by the British Mandate authorities for two years; joined the Ba’ath Party in the early 1950s and ran - unsuccessfully - for the Ramallah district in the 1954 Jordanian parliamentary elections; practiced his profession as an MD in Ramallah; became a member of the PNC in 1964. was one of the pioneers after the War of 1967 who called for accepting the 1947 UN Partition Plan and the establishment of a Palestinian state, with Arab Jerusalem as its capital, and to put the OPT under the protection of the UN and the Arab League for five years; his ideas were rejected by the PLO, saying they were developed out of despair because of the Israeli occupation; died in Ramallah on 2 Oct. 1978.


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