Category:Yasser Arafat

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العربية: ياسر عرفات
English: Yasser Arafat
Yasser Arafat 
former Palestinian President, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
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Date of birth24 August 1929 / 4 August 1929
محمد ياسر عبد الرحمن عبد الرؤوف عرفات
Date of death11 November 2004
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Member of political party
Position held
  • Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (4 February 1969, 29 October 2004, Yahya Hammuda, Mahmoud Abbas)
  • President of the Palestinian National Authority (5 July 1994, 11 November 2004, Rawhi Fattouh)
  • President of the State of Palestine (2 April 1994, 11 November 2004)
Native language
  • Suha Arafat (17 July 1990 – 11 November 2004)
Award received
  • Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (19 February 1999)
  • Nobel Peace Prize (1994, Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres, 2,333,333 Swedish krona)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding (1988)
  • Order of the White Lion
  • Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize (1993)
  • Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation
  • Doublespeak Award (1975)
  • Grand Collar of the Order of Good Hope
  • Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, 1st class
  • Order of Playa Girón
Authority control
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