Ghassan Kanafani bio

Birth Name: Ghassan Kanafani

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Israel

Date Of Birth: April 9, 1936

Date Of Death: July 8, 1972

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Middle Eastern

Nationality: Palestinian

Ghassan Kanafani was born on the 9th of April, 1936. He was popular for being a Politician. Palestinian writer, politician, and former leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. His novel, Men in the Sun, was released to critical acclaim in 1963.

Ghassan Kanafani was born in Israel. His family was exiled in 1948 and he was educated at the University of Damascus. He was assassinated by a car bomb in Beirut several days after the Lod airport massacre.

Ghassan Kanafani was a Aries and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ghassan Kanafani was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Ghassan Kanafani is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Ghassan Kanafani’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ghassan Kanafani’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ghassan Kanafani kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ghassan Kanafani was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ghassan Kanafani
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ghassan Kanafani was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Ghassan Kanafani was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Ghassan Kanafani had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Ghassan Kanafani’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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