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Yasser Arafat (1929–2004)


Yasir Arafat was born Muhammad 'Abd Ar-Ra'uf Al-Qudwah Al-Husayni on August 24, 1929 in Cairo, Egypt, to a Palestinian father and an Egyptian mother. He was raised in Cairo but always considered himself 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... See full bio »

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12.Août.2002 Additional Crew
(2002)
The Storm Self
(1970)
Les dix Self
(2003)
(1973)

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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 | Yasir Arafat | Yassir Arafat

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

We will not bend or fail until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt to redeem our land! See more »

Trivia:

His hobby was watching Warner Brothers cartoons. See more »

Trademark:

Turban and sunglasses

Star Sign:

Virgo

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