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.