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Abdulmajeed Abu Hijleh

Sector : Science, Innovators

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Andorra
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1969
  • Age: 52
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Born in Deir Estia in 1919; early education in local schools; then attended AUB, graduating as a physical doctor in 1946; opened a clinic in Nablus which also became a meeting venue for different thinkers; became member of the Jordanian parliament in 1950 and was elected representative of Nablus in 1952; active in the Communist Party, which at the time founded the Farmer Reform Union, the Youth Union and the Peace Supporters Movement; gathered 140,000 signatures denouncing nuclear weapons; won a seat in the parliament elections in Oct. 1956; left Jordan for some time to Egypt after the fall of the Nabulsi government a couple of months later in 1957; returned and worked as a physician in Gaza until 1965; became a member in the National Guidance Committee; died in Nablus in 1972.

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