Abd al-Hadi, Awni

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1970 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: Palestinian
Categories: Politicial Adviser

1889 - He was born in Palestine.

1911 - He was educated in Beirut, Istanbul and the Sorbonne University in Paris.

        - He was a founding member of the Al-Fatat nationalist society.

1913 - He was devoted to Arab independence and unity and was among the organizers of Arab Nationalist

             Congress in Paris.

1919 - He served as private secretary of Faisal I of Iraq at the Paris Peace Conference.

1922 - He was elected representative to the 5th of August(Nablus) and 6th of June(Jaffa) Congress of the

              Arab Executive Committee.

1924 - He became one of the chief spokesmen of the Palestinian-Arab nationalist movement.

1928 - He was secretary of the Executive Committee's Congress.

1930 - He was a member of the Palestinian Delegation to the United Kingdom and a lawyer for the Supreme

            Muslim Council.

1932 - He was a founder and general secretary and first elected president of the Palestinian Istiqlal

              (Independence) party.

1936 - He was the party's representative to the Arab Higher Committe.

          - He held some responsibility for the Arab Revolt.

1937 - The British decided to deport the committee members.

1939 - He was a member of the Palestinian delegation to the London Conference, St James's Palace in


1951 - He served as Jordan's Minister and later ambassador to Cairo for four years.

1955 - He was a Jordanian senator.

1958 - He became the chairman of the Arab League's Judicial Affairs Committee in Cairo.

1970 - He died on the 15th of March in Cairo.

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