Ibrahim Touqan

Poet, Author

1905 – 1941

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Who was Ibrahim Touqan?

Ibrahim Abd al-Fattah Touqan was a Palestinian nationalist poet whose works rallied Arabs during their revolt against the British. Touqan was born in Nablus, Palestine during Ottoman times. He was the brother of poet Fadwa Touqan and he tutored and influenced her to write poetry. Ibrahim belonged to the prominent Touqan family that governed Nablus for much of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Born
1905
Nablus
Also known as
  • Ibrahim Abd al-Fattah Touqan
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Arab people
Nationality
  • Palestinian territories
Profession
Education
  • Primary school, Rashidiya school
  • Secondary school, St. George's School, Jerusalem
  • Bachelor's degree, American University of Beirut
    Literature
    (1923 - 1929)
Died
May 2, 1941
Jerusalem

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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