Amin al-Husseini

1895 - 1974

Amin al-Husseini

Mohammed Amin al-Husseini (Arabic: محمد أمين الحسيني‎; c. 1897 – 4 July 1974) was a Palestinian Arab nationalist and Muslim leader in Mandatory Palestine.Al-Husseini was the scion of a family of Jerusalemite Arab notables, who trace their origins to the eponymous grandson of Muhammad. After receiving an education in Islamic, Ottoman, and Catholic schools, he went on to serve in the Ottoman army in World War I. At war's end he stationed himself in Damascus as a supporter of the Arab Kingdom of Syria. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amin al-Husseini has received more than 742,783 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,132nd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Amin al-Husseini ranks 1,126 out of 14,801Before him are Queen Seondeok of Silla, Alexander I of Macedon, John II Casimir Vasa, Perseus of Macedon, Shinzō Abe, and Glycerius. After him are Emperor Gaozong of Tang, Amadeo I of Spain, Baldwin I of Jerusalem, Alauddin Khalji, Cleopatra II of Egypt, and Artaxerxes III.

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Among people born in 1895, Amin al-Husseini ranks 18Before him are Ernst Jünger, J. Edgar Hoover, Wilm Hosenfeld, Paul Hindemith, Semyon Timoshenko, and Rudolph Valentino. After him are Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen, Richard Sorge, Levi Eshkol, Henrik Dam, Zog I of Albania, and Dolores Ibárruri. Among people deceased in 1974, Amin al-Husseini ranks 12Before him are James Chadwick, Vittorio De Sica, Pär Lagerkvist, Lyudmila Pavlichenko, U Thant, and Rudolf Dassler. After him are Baldur von Schirach, Imre Lakatos, Duke Ellington, Erich Kästner, Jacob L. Moreno, and Darius Milhaud.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Amin al-Husseini ranks 60 out of 294Before him are Procopius (500), Judas Maccabeus (-200), Josiah (-648), Herodias (-100), Daniel Kahneman (1934), and Ahmed Yassin (1937). After him are Manasseh of Judah (-800), Edward Said (1935), Rabbi Akiva (50), Annas (-22), James, son of Alphaeus (-10), and Abijah of Judah (-1000).


Among politicians born in Israel, Amin al-Husseini ranks 16Before him are Rehoboam (-972), Reuven Rivlin (1939), Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160), Jeroboam (-1000), Josiah (-648), and Herodias (-100). After him are Manasseh of Judah (-800), Abijah of Judah (-1000), Amon of Judah (-660), Ehud Olmert (1945), Ehud Barak (1942), and Jeconiah (-700).

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