Mohammed Awale Liban

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Mohammed Awale Liban
محمد اوال ليبان
Born Galkayo, Somalia
Nationality Somali
Ethnicity Somali
Occupation scholar

Hagi Mohammed Awale Liban (Somali: Maxamed Cawaale Liibaan, Arabic: محمداوال ليبان ‎) was a Somali scholar. He is noted for having designed the flag of Somalia in 1954.[1][2] Liban also later served as the Chief of Cabinet of the Presidency in the nascent Somali Republic.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of the flag
  2. ^ Maria Costantino, The Illustrated Flag Handbook, (Gramercy Books: 2001), p.185.
  3. ^ Peking Review (1965). "Keep Up Efforts for Success of 2nd African-Asian Conference". Peking Review 8: cvi. Retrieved 2 November 2012.