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educator , Islamic historian , researcher

Mohammad Adnan Al-Bakhit, Jordanian Islamic historian, educator, researcher. Recipient Al-Quds Decoration for Arts and Culture, PLO, University Jordan Silver medal, Jordan Indiana medal 1st grade, Jordan State prize for Social Sciences.


Al-Bakhit, Mohammad Adnan was born on January 15, 1941 in Mahas, Jordan. Son of Salameh Nader and Rasmieh Al-B.


Bachelor, American University Bierut, 1963. Education diploma, American University Bierut, 1963. Master of Arts, American University Bierut, 1965.

Doctor of Philosophy, School Oriental & Africa Studies, London, 1972.


Assistant professor department history and archaeology University Jordan, Jubaiha, 1972-1978, associate professor department of history faculty of arts, 1978-1983, professor department of history faculty of arts, since 1983, vice president planning and community service, 1989-1990, vice president humanities, 1990-1991. President Mu'tah University, Kerak, Jordan, 1991-1993, AL al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan, since 1993. Secretary-general Center for Archives and Manuscripts University Jordan, Jubaiha, 1980-1983, director since 1983.

Member of numerous other University committees including chairman Committee Science Research, 1984-1989, chairman Committee Scholarly Work Translation, 1988-1990. Committee Computer Center Council, 1988-1990, member University Jordan Deans' Council, 1989, committee on academy qualifications, documentary film project committee, 1990-1991, and others. Also member of committee formed by Syrian Minister of Culture and National Guidance entrusted with re-writing the history of Arabs.

Concession holder Arab Journal for History Studies, since 1984. Chairman national team supervising and writing textbooks for the National and Social Education projects taught at elementary school level.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Al-Aghath Journal for Research and Studies, Al-Quds Al-Sharif Journal, Arab Historian Journal, Al-Osour Journal, Al-Balqa Journal. Arbitrators committee Greco-Arabica, 1984. Consultant committee for Mu'tah Journal for Research and Studies.

      Contributor about 40 articles to professional journals, several reviews and presented papers to numerous conferences and symposiums.


Member Board Trustees International Baccalaureate School in Amman, 1984, Council Al-Hussein Fund for History and Social Development in Amman, 1984. Chairman artistic committee Jordanian National Museum, 1989, member committee to establish The National Library and Center for Documents and Documentation, member consultant committee The National Library, 1989. Member board trustees Greater Amman Municipal Library., 1989, member royal committee Jerusalem Affairs, 1989, consultant committee Ministry of Culture, 1989.

Member international commission for a new edition of the history of science and cultural development of mankind United Nations Educational, 1989. Nominated as chairman Board Trustees Jordanian Hashemite Welfare Commission by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hassan, 1995. Member Union of Arab Historians (Jordan representative, assistant secretary-general, Arab Historian medal), Royal Academy for Islamic Civilization and Research, Jordan Times Friendship Society.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, publishing historical articles, walking, agricultural work.


Married Hayat Husni Al-Asmar.

Salameh Nader

Rasmieh Al-B.

Hayat Husni Al-Asmar.