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Fouad Hijazi

Key figures in the Buraq Revolution.

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Date of Birth:



Safad, Palestine

Place of Birth:

Why Featured?

Executed for anti-colonial resistance and martyrs of Palestine.

Brief bio

Fouad Hijazi was a Palestinian nationalist from Safad. He received his primary education in Safad and university education at the American University of Beirut. Hijazi was an active participant in the Buraq Revolution, a symbol of resistance against British and Zionist colonization.

Major Milestones


  • 1904: Born in Safad, Palestine.

  • Completed primary education in Safad.

  • Attended the American University of Beirut.

  • Actively participated in the Buraq Revolution.

  • 1930: Executed on June 17 in Akka prison.

  • Became a symbol of Palestinian resistance...See More

  • His execution sparked widespread protests...See More

  • Inspired future Palestinian national movements.

  • His letter before execution became a historic document.

Date of Last Update: 
December 18, 2023

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