Sa'id Mufti

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Sa'id Pasha al-Mufti (Arabic: سعيد المفتي‎; Adyghe: Хьэбжьокъуэ Сайд; 26 June 1898 – 25 March 1989) was the Prime Minister of Jordan and a Jordanian political figure of Circassian origin. Said Pasha received Emir Abdullah with a few Jordanian Sheikhs, when he came to Jordan and was leading the Great Arab Revolt against the Ottoman rule.


Said Pasha al- Mufti
دولة سعيد باشا المفتي
Хьэбжьокъуэ Сайд
A photograph of Said Pasha al-Mufti (Habjouka)
A photograph of Said Pasha
9th Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
12 April 1950 – 4 December 1950
MonarchAbdullah I
Preceded byTawfik Abu al-Huda
Succeeded bySamir al-Rifai
In office
30 May 1955 – 15 December 1955
MonarchHussein
Preceded byTawfik Abu al-Huda
Succeeded byHazza Al-Majali
In office
22 May 1956 – 1 July 1956
MonarchHussein
Preceded bySamir al-Rifai
Succeeded byIbrahim Hashim
Personal details
Born(1898-06-26)26 June 1898
Amman, Ottoman Empire
Died25 March 1989(1989-03-25) (aged 90)
Amman, Jordan
Political partyIndependent
ResidenceJabal Amman
ProfessionGovernment Employee

Al-Mufti served three terms as the Prime Minister of Jordan between 14 April 1950 and 1 July 1956. Al-Mufti lived in Jabal Amman, an elite area of the capital Amman; his house became known for its architecture and was later dubbed Al-Mufti House.

Al-Mufti was an independent politician, serving in several governments as interior minister (1944–1945, 1948–1950, 1951–1953 and 1957).[1] He was Minister of Finance in 1945.[2] He served as the President of the Senate of Jordan from December 1956 to July 1963 and from November 1965 to November 1974.[3]

In his honor a main street in the Sweifieh area of Amman was named "Sa'eed al-Mufti Street", where the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina is located.[4]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rulers.org
  2. ^ "Financial Ministers". mof.gov.jo.
  3. ^ "Previous Councils - The Senate of Jordan". Senate of Jordan. 12 January 2019.
  4. ^ http://www.visitjordan.com/visitjordan_cms/Default.aspx?tabid=292 Via VisitJordan
  5. ^ "Senarai Penuh Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat Persekutuan Tahun 1965" (PDF).

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tawfik Abu al-Huda
Prime Minister of Jordan
1950
Succeeded by
Samir al-Rifai
Preceded by
Tawfik Abu al-Huda
Prime Minister of Jordan
1955
Succeeded by
Hazza' al-Majali
Preceded by
Samir al-Rifai
Prime Minister of Jordan
1956
Succeeded by
Ibrahim Hashem