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date: 19 February 2020

Antonius, George Habiblocked

(1891–1942)
  • Michael T. Thornhill

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Antonius, George Habib (1891–1942), colonial official, historian, and political activist, was born on 19 October 1891 in Dair al-Qamar, a small town in the Lebanese mountains, the third of five sons of Habib Antonius (d. 1931), a merchant, and his wife, Émilie Hobeika (...

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King's College, Cambridge
University of Durham
St Antony's College, Middle East Centre, Oxford