Khalil al-Wazir

1935 - 1988

Khalil al-Wazir

Khalil Ibrahim al-Wazir (Arabic: خليل إبراهيم الوزير‎, also known by his kunya Abu Jihad أبو جهاد—"Jihad's Father"; 10 October 1935 – 16 April 1988) was a Palestinian leader and co-founder of the nationalist party Fatah. As a top aide of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Yasser Arafat, al-Wazir had considerable influence in Fatah's military activities, eventually becoming the commander of Fatah's armed wing al-Assifa. Al-Wazir became a refugee when his family was expelled from Ramla during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and began leading a minor fedayeen force in the Gaza Strip. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Khalil al-Wazir has received more than 182,196 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 721st most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Khalil al-Wazir ranks 724 out of 1,194Before her are Prince Franz of Bavaria, Albert Leo Schlageter, Alexander Marinesko, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Lala Şahin Pasha, and Hermann Breith. After her are Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Jarosław Dąbrowski, François Étienne de Kellermann, Otto von Lossow, Friedrich Hossbach, and Karel Doorman.

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Among people born in 1935, Khalil al-Wazir ranks 109Before her are Wang Hongwen, Sergei Yursky, Samak Sundaravej, Charles Koch, Donald P. Bellisario, and Lyudmila Gurchenko. After her are Terry Riley, Giovanni Lajolo, Lyudmila Chernykh, Helmut Lachenmann, Bruno Sammartino, and Inger Christensen. Among people deceased in 1988, Khalil al-Wazir ranks 61Before her are Bacha Khan, Anne Ramsey, Lev Pontryagin, Richard S. Castellano, Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar, and Françoise Dolto. After her are Gaston Eyskens, Seán MacBride, Gil Evans, Giacinto Scelsi, Chico Mendes, and Takeo Miki.

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