Mohammed Tahir Husseini

(1842-1908)


Born in 1842; Mufti of Jerusalem in the 1890s; headed a commission set up in Jerusalem in 1897 by local notables to examine land sales to Jews; under his presidency the commission succeeded and effectively stopped land sales in the Jerusalem area for the next few years; died in 1908; father of Haj Amin al-Husseini.


Source: PASSIA