Feb 12, 2012

May Ziade Google Doodle

Google celebrated May Ziade's 126th Birthday:

Top 5 facts about May Ziade:

1. May Ziade  was born on February 11, 1886.

2. She was a prolific Christian Lebanese-Palestinian poet, essayist and translator.

3. A writer for the Arabic newspapers and periodicals, Ziade also wrote a number of poems and books. 

4. She was a key figure of the Nahda in the early 20th century Arab literary scene, and is known for being an "early Palestinian feminist" and a "pioneer of Oriental feminism."

5. May Ziade died on 1941. 

via Wikipedia

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