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About Yasser Arafat
Yasser Arafat was a Palestinian politician.
He was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, President of the Palestinian National Authority and leader of the Fatah political party. He was at first against the existence of Israel, but he changed his position in 1988. He took part in many negotiations with Israel, such as the Madrid Conference in 1991, the Oslo Accords in 1993 and the Camp David Summit in 2000. He received the Nobel Peace Prize of 1994, along with Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres for the negotiations at Oslo. Palestinians regard him as a hero, while Israelis regard him as a terrorist.
His Personal Life
He was married to Suha Tawil and they had a daughter. He was 61 and she was 27 when they got married. She tried to leave him many times, but he did not permit it. In 2002, his net worth was almost 1.5 billion american dollars.
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Famous quotes by Yasser Arafat
I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.Yasser Arafat
Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis.Yasser Arafat
Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war, a war which will last for generations.Yasser Arafat
Yasser Arafat's Popularity
Yasser Arafat was a famous Palestinian politician, who was born on August 24, 1929. As a person born on this date, Yasser Arafat is listed in our database as the 18th most popular celebrity for the day (August 24) and the 12th most popular for the year (1929).
People born on August 24 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Yasser Arafat is the 471st most popular Virgo.
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