Muhammad Fadhel Al-Jamali

Muhammad Fadhel Al-Jamali

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Muhammad Fadhel al-Jamali (April 20, 1903-May 24, 1997) was an Iraqi politician, Iraqi foreign minister, and prime minister of Iraq from 1953 to 1954. In 1945, al-Jamali, as Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, signed the United Nations Charter on behalf of his country. Al-Jamali was born in Kadhimain, near Baghdad, the son of a Shi'a cleric, Sheikh Abbas Al-Jamali. His early education was a religious one, attending the religious seminary of Sheikh Al-Khalisi. After graduating from the American University in Beirut, and Teachers College of Columbia University) in New York, he taught for some time in Iraq before entering public life. In 1944 he joined the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Later he served as Director General of Education. Although he was a Shi'a Muslim, he promoted harmony and educational equality with the minority Sunni Muslims. Also, His marriage to his American-Canadian wife, Sara Powell was in accordance with the Sunni doctrine.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613662236X
  • 9786136622361