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Fahmy Al-Husseini

Fahmy Al-Husseini

Sector : Academic Figures, Law

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1886
  • Age: 137
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Fahmy Al-Husseini (born in Gaza City in 1886 during the time of the Ottoman Empire and died on December 25 , 1940 ) was a distinguished national and legal figure, with many national stances. Lawyers in Gaza City.

His education

He studied law in Istanbul , the capital of the Ottoman Empire.

Jobs and assignments
After graduating, he returned to Gaza and was appointed as a member of the Land Court in Nablus, then as a public prosecutor; He resigned to work as a lawyer and the press. In 1928 , he ran for mayor of Gaza City , and he succeeded. He was the first elected mayor in the city.

Notable works

Gaza came out of the First World War devastated, so he rebuilt it, building schools, paving roads, and lighting streets. The Zionist Agency , which until today is a solution to the population crisis in Gaza, whose population has multiplied dozens of times.


He was known for his wisdom in confronting the British occupation, so he was dismissed from the position of mayor, arrested in Sarafand , and deported outside the country in 1938.



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