Yahya Hammoudeh (Arabic: يحيى حمودة; 1908 – 16 June 2006) was the Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee from 24 December 1967 to 2 February 1969, following the resignation of Ahmad Shukeiri. He was succeeded by Yasser Arafat.
|2nd Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization|
24 December 1967 – 2 February 1969
|Preceded by||Ahmad Shukeiri|
|Succeeded by||Yasser Arafat|
Lifta, Ottoman Empire
|Died||16 June 2006 (aged 98)|
Hammoudeh was born in the village of Lifta in 1908. A founding member of the General Refugee Congress (GRC). The first congress of the GRC occurred on 17 March 1949 in Ramallah where Muhammad Nimr al-Hawari was elected as President with Yahya Hammuda as deputy. The Palestine Conciliation Commission (PCC) hoping to gain a degree of independent Palestinian representation, invited GRC delegates to come and appear before the PCC.