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Ya'cob Al-Ghussein
Lydda/Ramla, Palestine
(1899-1947)
Ya'cob Al-Ghussein - Born in 1899 in Ramleh; lawyer; pro-Husseini; elected president of the First National Congress of Arab Youth, held in Jaffa, January 1932.
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Ya'cob Al-Ghussein

Born in 1899 in Ramleh; landowner; lawyer (graduated from Cambridge /U.K.); pro-Husseini; founder (1932) and president of the Arab Youth Congress Party, whose charter declared that the Arab World is an indivisible entity, that Palestine was part of that entity and that the Balfour declaration should be revoked;

Elected president of the First National Congress of Arab Youth, held in Jaffa, January 1932; member and representative of his party in the Arab Higher Committee since 1936; member of the Supreme Muslim Council in 1937; exiled on October 1, 1937 to the Seychelles Islands for being a member of the Arab Higher Committee which was dissolved by the British; member of the Palestinian delegation to the London Conference, St. James's Palace, February 1939; reconstituted his faction in 1945;

Died in Jerusalem on December 27, 1947.

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