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Yasser Arafat (1929–2004)

Yasir Arafat was born Rahman Abdul Rauf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husayni on August 24, 1929. Although he was raised in Cairo, Egypt, he always considered himself a Palestinian. In the late 1940s while a student in Egypt, he became an ardent Arab nationalist and adopted the name Yasir, after Yasir al Birah, a famous Arab resistance leader. When Arafat as ... See full bio »

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 2004 BBC World News (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 January 2004 (2004) ... Himself
 2003 Les dix
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 2003 America Undercover (TV Series documentary)
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- Persona Non Grata (2003) ... Himself
 1999 Yitzhak Rabin: Warrior/Peacemaker (TV Movie documentary)
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 1996 Caiga quien caiga (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.7 (1996) ... Himself
 1995 Juan Carlos I: Crónica de 20 años (TV Movie)
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 1995 Larry King Live (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 8 June 1995 (1995) ... Himself
 1990 This Week (TV Series)
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- Battle for Peace (1990) ... Himself
 1982-1985 Panorama (TV Series documentary)
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- Arafat: Paying the Price of Terror (1985) ... Himself
- Israel: Resisting the Squeeze (1982) ... Himself
 1975-1983 Weekend World (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 19 January 1975 (1975) ... Himself
 1977 The Frost Programme (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.5 (1977) ... Himself
 1973 Wer die Erde liebt (Documentary)
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 1970 The Storm
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 1969 World in Action (TV Series documentary)
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- The Six Day War - Day 666 (1969) ... Himself
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2 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 9 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Abu Ammar | Jassir Arafat | Yassir Arafat

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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His hobby was watching Warner Brothers cartoons. See more »

Trademark:

Turban and sunglasses

Star Sign:

Virgo

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