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Amro Arafat

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1868
  • Age: 147
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Born in Nablus in 1868; educated in Nablus; then enrolled at Al-Azhar University, Cairo, graduating with Al-‘Alamiyyah certificate in 1894; went to Istanbul in 1902 to study Shari’a until 1905; appointed as Judge in the Nablus Court; resigned in protest over the life-sentence of a certain defendant; moved to the family business of soap industry in 1913, expanding the company (opening a new factory in the Old City of Nablus and exporting to other countries); became chairman of the Waqf in Nablus and member in the Nablus Municipality; treasurer of the Nablus Mosque Renovation Committee, which enabled the mosque to reopen in 1937; died in Nablus in 1952.


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