Thursday, 27 June 2019

803) Amin al-Husseini

Mohammed Amin al-Husseini (c. 1897 – 1974). Palestinian Arab nationalist and Muslim leader in Mandatory Palestine.
He was the scion of a family of Jerusalemite notables, who trace their origins to the eponymous grandson of Muhammad.

- "Al-Hajj Amin, twenty-one years old and with unusually red hair and deep blue eyes, was the spirit of the young Palestinians' movement."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "Husseini, with his red hair and blue eyes, appears to have been an exception."  https://www.crisismagazine.com/…/hitlers-mufti-the-dark-leg…

- "Hajj Amin, a striking figure with blue eyes, reddish hair and a trimmered beard, belonged to one of Jerusalem's most illustrious Arab families."  https://books.google.it/books…

 - "And Amin al-Husseini, the grand mufti of Jerusalem who managed to end the 1936 Arab strike and guerrilla attacks overnight while British forces in Palestine proved powerless, was a “short, cautious and rather delicate-looking man with red hair, blue eyes and a lisp”.  https://www.newstatesman.com/…/10/british-french-france-arab



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