Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat (1929-2004)


Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa, popularly known as Yasser Arafat or by his kunya Abu Ammar, was a Palestinian leader.

Arafat was born in Cairo, Egypt in 24 August 1929. His father, Abdel Raouf al-Qudwa al-Husseini, was a Palestinian from Gaza City, whose mother, Yasser's paternal grandmother, was Egyptian.

He was the Prime Minister of Pelistine from 5 July 1994 – 11 November 2004.

Yasser Arafat was died on 11 November 2004 (aged 75) in Clamart, Hauts-de-Seine, France

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