Mahmud Al-Nashaf

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Mahmud Al-Nashaf
Date of birth1906
Place of birth Tayibe, Ottoman Empire
Date of death10 November 1979
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Faction represented in Knesset
1959–1961 Agriculture and Development

Mahmud Al-Nashaf (Arabic : محمود الناشف, Hebrew : מחמוד א-נאשף; born 1906, died 10 November 1979) was an Israeli Arab politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Agriculture and Development between 1959 and 1961.

Hebrew language Semitic language native to Israel

Hebrew is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel; the modern version of which is spoken by over 9 million people worldwide. Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites and their ancestors, although the language was not referred to by the name Hebrew in the Tanakh. The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE. Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family. Hebrew is the only living Canaanite language left, and the only truly successful example of a revived dead language.

Knesset legislature of Israel

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Agriculture and Development was an Arab satellite list in Israel.

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Biography

Born in Tayibe during the Ottoman era, Al-Nashaf was elected to the town's council on an independent list, and later became the council's chairman. [1] He was elected to the Knesset in 1959 as head of the Agriculture and Development list, but lost his seat in the early elections held two years later, in which the party did not compete.

Tayibe Place in Israel

Tayibe is an Arab city in central Israel, 12 km (7 mi) north east of Kfar Saba. Part of the Triangle region, in 2017 it had a population of 42,401.

Ottoman Empire Former empire in Asia, Europe and Africa

The Ottoman Empire, historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries. It was founded at the end of the 13th century in northwestern Anatolia in the town of Söğüt by the Oghuz Turkish tribal leader Osman I. After 1354, the Ottomans crossed into Europe, and with the conquest of the Balkans, the Ottoman beylik was transformed into a transcontinental empire. The Ottomans ended the Byzantine Empire with the 1453 conquest of Constantinople by Mehmed the Conqueror.

He died in 1979.

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