Ghassan Kanafani

Novelist, Author

1936 – 1972

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Who was Ghassan Kanafani?

Ghassan Kanafani was a Palestinian writer and a leading member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. He was assassinated by car bomb in Beirut, allegedly by the Mossad.

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Born
Apr 9, 1936
Acre
Also known as
  • Ghassan Fayiz Kanafani
  • Ghassān Kanafānī
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • State of Palestine
Profession
Education
  • University of Damascus
    (Specialized in Arabic literature)
Died
Jul 8, 1972
Beirut

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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