Salim al-Husayni

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Salim Effendi al-Husayni (Arabic: سليم الحسيني‎) (unknown birth–1908) was Mayor of Jerusalem from 1882 to 1897. Hussein al-Husayni and Mousa Kazim al-Husayni, later mayors of the city, were his sons. He was a member of the Jerusalem Council and belongs to the prominent al-Husayni clan of Jerusalem. He built a palace in the city, which later developed into the Dar al-Tifl Institution. Al-Husayni died in 1908 and is buried in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, near the American Colony Hotel.[1]