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Yousef Alnabahani

Sector : Cultural Figures , Writers

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1849
  • Age: 167
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Born in Ijzim, near Haifa, in 1849; studied at Al-Azhar, Cairo, from 1866-72; lived in Acre for a while, then was appointed judge in Jenin; worked as editor of Al-Jawaneb newspaper in Constantinople from 1876-78; was sent as Judge to Mosul, where he lived for 15 months among the Kurds; then moved briefly back to the Palestine and returned to Istanbul, where he lived from 1880-82, devoting his time to writing on Islamic religious themes; was appointed Chairman of a Criminal Tribunal in Latakia, Syria, serving from 1882-87; then became Chairman of the Criminal Court in Jerusalem; in around 1888 was appointed Chairman of the Legal Court in Beirut, where he lived for some 20 years and wrote numerous manuscripts; after the declaration of the Ottoman Constitution in 1908, moved to Al-Medina in Saudi Arabia; returned to Palestine after WWI; died in 1932.


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