Saad Jumaa

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Saad Jumaa
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17th Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
2 August 1967 – 7 October 1967
MonarchKing Hussein
Preceded bySaad Jumaa (first term)
Succeeded byBahjat Talhouni
In office
23 April 1967 – 1 August 1967
MonarchKing Hussein
Preceded byHussein ibn Nasser
Succeeded bySaad Jumaa (second term)
Personal details
Born
Saad Mohammad Juma

1916 (1916)
Tafilah, Jordan
Died19 August 1979(1979-08-19) (aged 62–63)
London, United Kingdom
Political partyIndependent
ResidenceAmman
Alma materDamascus University
ProfessionWriter, Thinker

Saad Mohammad Jumaa (Arabic: سعد جمعه‎; 1916 – 19 August 1979)[1] was a Jordanian politician and 17th Prime Minister of Jordan.

Biography[edit]

Saad Jumaa' was born in Tafilah, Jordan in 1916 and was of Kurdish origin. Jumaa was a writer and thinker. He completed his secondary education in Salt and then studied law at Damascus University and graduated in 1947.

Jumma died on 19 August 1979 in London, United Kingdom.

Career[edit]

  • Director General of Press and Publications 1948–1949
  • Head of the Political Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1949–1950
  • Secretary to the Prime Minister 1950–1954
  • Vice-Minister of Interior
  • Mayor of Amman 1954–1958
  • Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs 1958–1959
  • Ambassador to Iran then Syria 1959–1962
  • Ambassador to the United States of America 1962–1965
  • The Chief of the Royal Hashemite Court 1965
  • Prime Minister and Defence Minister 1967
  • Member of the Senates 1967–1969
  • Ambassador at Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1969
  • Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1969–1970[2]

Honour[edit]

Foreign honour[edit]

Publications[edit]

  • مجتمع الكراهية (Society of hatred), Arab Publisher House, Arabic, 1971
  • الله أو الدمار (Allah or destruction), Arabic
  • المؤامرة ومعركة المصير (The conspiracy and battle of fate), Arab Publisher House, Arabic, 1968.
  • أبناء الأفاعي (The sons of snakes), Arabic

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile of Saad Jumaa
  2. ^ Saad Jumaa's CV at the Prime Ministry of Jordan website
  3. ^ "Senarai Penuh Penerima Darjah Kebesaran, Bintang dan Pingat Persekutuan Tahun 1965" (PDF).

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Hussein ibn Nasser
Prime Minister of Jordan
1967
Succeeded by
Bahjat Talhouni