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Taha Hussein

Egyptian academic

1889   -   1973

country of citizenship: Egypt
language of expression: Arabic, French, Latin
educated at: Faculty of Arts of Paris, University of Montpellier, Cairo University, Al-Azhar University
occupation: linguist, historian, translator, writer, literary critic, university teacher, politician, literary scholar
award received: Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Alfonso X the Wise, Grand Cordon of the Order of the Nile, Order of Merit, Grand Cordon of the National Order of the Cedar‎, Order of Civil Merit (Syria), Order of the Republic, United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights, honorary doctor of the University of Madrid Complutense, honorary doctor of the University of Palermo
position held: Minister of Education

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Taha Hussein (Egyptian Arabic: [ˈtˤɑːhɑ ħ(e)ˈseːn], Arabic: طه حسين‎; November 15, 1889 – October 28, 1973) was one of the most influential 20th-century Egyptian writers and intellectuals, and a figurehead for the Egyptian Renaissance and the modernist movement in the Middle East and North Africa. His sobriquet was "The Dean of Arabic Literature" (Arabic: عميد الأدب العربي‎). He was nominated for a Nobel prize in literature fourteen times.
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The Days (book)

book by Taha Hussein

author: Taha Hussein

The Future of Culture in Egypt

1938 book by Taha Hussein

author: Taha Hussein

On Pre-Islamic Poetry

book by Taha Hussein

author: Taha Hussein

على هامش السيرة

boek van Taha Hussein

author: Taha Hussein

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