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Kook, Abraham Isaac (1865–1935), rabbi and Zionist

Stuart A. Cohen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Middle Eastern Politics. 1069 words.

Kook, Abraham Isaac (1865–1935), rabbi and Zionist, was born on 6 September 1865 in the small town of Greiva in Latvia (then part of tsarist Russia), the son of Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Kook and...

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Mehmet Ali (c. 1769–1849), Ottoman viceroy and founder of the Egyptian royal family

Eugene Rogan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Politics. 1329 words.

Mehmet Ali (c. 1769–1849), Ottoman viceroy and founder of the Egyptian royal family, was born in the Macedonian port of Kavalla, though the actual date of his birth has been obscured....

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Nuri al-Said (1888–1958), army officer and prime minister of Iraq

Michael T. Thornhill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Middle Eastern Politics. 2484 words.

Nuri al-Said (1888–1958), army officer and prime minister of Iraq, was born in December 1888 in Baghdad, the only son (there were also four daughters) of Said Taha (d. 1904), a minor...

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'Urabi ['Arabi], Ahmad Muhammad [Aḣmad Muḣammad 'Urabī; known as Arabi Pasha] (1841–1911), army officer and politician in Egypt

Eugene Rogan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; African Politics; Middle Eastern Politics. 1568 words.

'Urabi ['Arabi], Ahmad Muhammad [Aḣmad Muḣammad 'Urabī; known as Arabi Pasha] (1841–1911), army officer and politician in Egypt, was born on 31 March 1841 (7 Safar 1257 according to the...

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Weizmann, Chaim (1874–1952), Zionist leader and president of Israel

Norman Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Middle Eastern Politics. 3545 words.

Weizmann, Chaim (1874–1952), Zionist leader and president of Israel, was born at Motol, near Pinsk, Belorussia, in the Jewish pale of settlement, the third child of Ozer Weizmann...

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