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Hussein Barghouthi

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1954
  • Age: 61
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Born in Kobar, near Ramallah, in 1954; received a high school diploma from Emir Hassan School in Birzeit; studied Hungarian Language and Economics in Budapest; worked as an academic advisor at Birzeit University from 1983-85; continued his studies and received a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington, USA; worked as Professor at Birzeit University (1994-97) and at Al-Quds University (1994-98); Board of Directors member of the Palestinian Writers’ Union from 1999-2002.


Achievements and Awards

Prolific writer whose collections include Assaden (The Priest) (2003),The Rosette Stone (2002); he also wrote lyrics and plays like Surprising Party (2001), and The Night and The Mountain (1995); participated in the production of the films My Lost Freedom (2001) and The Strangers (2000); died on 1 May 2002.

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