Ahmed Qurei

1938 - Today

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Ahmed Ali Mohammed Qurei (or Qureia; Arabic: أحمد علي محمد قريع‎, Aḥmad ʿAlī Muḥammad Qurayʿ), also known by his Arabic kunya Abu Alaa (أبو علاء, Abū ʿAláʾ) (born March 26, 1937) is a former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority. First appointed to the position in October 2003, he tendered his resignation on January 26, 2006, following the defeat of the Fatah party in the 2006 Palestinian legislative election, and remained in office in a caretaker capacity until 19 February when he was succeeded by Ismail Haniyeh. During his tenure as prime minister, he has also had responsibility for security matters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Qurei has received more than 125,026 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmed Qurei is the 7,894th most popular politician (down from 7,323rd in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Palestine (up from 24th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Ahmed Qurei ranks 7,894 out of 15,710Before him are Grace O'Malley, Lotf Ali Khan, Azem Galica, Theresa of Portugal, Countess of Flanders, An Dương Vương, and Svatopluk, Duke of Bohemia. After him are John B. Kelly Sr., Sidónio Pais, Demetrius the Fair, Michail Stasinopoulos, Tommaso Mocenigo, and Đồng Khánh.

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Among people born in 1938, Ahmed Qurei ranks 166Before him are Mohammed Gammoudi, Sergei Novikov, James W. Christy, Beata Tyszkiewicz, Omar Abdel-Rahman, and Larry Niven. After him are Edem Kodjo, Ove Andersson, Daniel Buren, Evel Knievel, Isabelle Aubret, and Götz George.

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In Palestine

Among people born in Palestine, Ahmed Qurei ranks 21 out of 28Before him are Mary of Bethany (null), Pekahiah (-800), Sozomen (400), Ismail Haniyeh (1962), Hilarion (291), and Khaled Mashal (1956). After him are Salam Fayyad (1952), Hanan Ashrawi (1946), Marwan Barghouti (1959), Ahmed Jabari (1960), Ahmad Sa'adat (1953), and Yahya Ayyash (1966).

Among POLITICIANS In Palestine

Among politicians born in Palestine, Ahmed Qurei ranks 8Before him are Zacchaeus (50), Herod Archelaus (-23), Abdullah Yusuf Azzam (1941), Pekahiah (-800), Ismail Haniyeh (1962), and Khaled Mashal (1956). After him are Salam Fayyad (1952), Marwan Barghouti (1959), and Nizar Rayan (1959).