Yasser Arafat bio

Birth Name: Yasser Arafat

Occupation: World Leader

Place Of Birth: Cairo

Date Of Birth: August 24, 1929

Date Of Death: November 11, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Middle Eastern

Nationality: Palestinian

Yasser Arafat was born on the 24th of August, 1929. He was famous for being a World Leader. 1st President of the Palestinian National Authority from 1994 to 2004 who founded the Fatah political party and spent much of his rule fighting Israel. He was often denounced by fellow Islamists and PLO members for too readily conceding to Israeli demands when he participated in negotiations with them.

Yasser Arafat was born in Cairo. He lived with his uncle in Jerusalem, as it was too difficult for his father to care for seven children by himself. He received the Nobel Peace Prize, together with Yitzhak Rabin and Shimon Peres in 1994 for their work negotiating the Oslo Accords the previous year.

Yasser Arafat was a Virgo and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Yasser Arafat was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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

Yasser Arafat was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Yasser Arafat
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Yasser Arafat was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Yasser Arafat was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Yasser Arafat had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Yasser Arafat’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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