Jwan Yosef

Jwan Yosef

Name Jwan Yosef
Profession Painter
Date of Birth 1984-09-06
Place of Birth Ras al-Ayn,
Syria
Age
Death Date
Birth Sign Virgo

About Jwan Yosef

Professional artist who has held solo exhibitions titled Painting about Sex, Flesh and Violence, lol and High Notes in London and Stockholm, respectively. He became a studio holder as a founding member of The Bomb Factory Art Foundation in Archway, North London.

Early Life of Jwan Yosef

He studied painting at the Pernby School of Painting in Stockholm from 2004 to 2006 before heading to the Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design to earn his Bachelor of Arts in fine arts. In 2011, he received his Master’s in fine arts.

Trivia

His artwork and moments taken from his personal life are on display on his jwanyosef Instagram account which is followed by more than 700,000 individuals.

Family Life

He married renowned pop singer Ricky Martin in 2017.

Associated With

He posted a picture of himself with Ricky Martin and Miguel Angel Silvestre on Instagram.

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Yosef Ben-Jochannan – Historian

Yosef Ben-Jochannan – Historian

Name Yosef Ben-Jochannan
Profession Historian
Date of Birth 1918-12-31
Place of Birth Gondar,
Ethiopia
Age 96 yrs
Death Date 2015-03-19
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Yosef Ben-Jochannan

An African-born writer and historian better known as “Dr. Ben,” he became one of the most prominent Afrocentric scholars of the Twentieth Century. His nearly fifty published works focus on the ancient civilizations of the Nile Valley.

Early Life of Yosef Ben-Jochannan

He began serving as chairman of UNESCO’s African Studies Committee in 1945 and held the post until 1970.

Trivia

He was criticized for his Afrocentric re-working of history and, at one lecture, was chastised by scholar Mary Lefkowitz for asserting that Aristotle had visited the Library of Alexandria.

Family Life

He was born in Ethiopia to an Afro-Puerto Rican, Jewish mother and an Ethiopian father. After studying civil engineering at the University of Puerto Rico and architectural engineering at the University of Havana, he immigrated to the United States.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Ephraim Isaac, a fellow Ethiopian-born scholar.

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Yosef Ben-Jochannan – Historian

Yosef Ben-Jochannan – Historian

Name Yosef Ben-Jochannan
Profession Historian
Date of Birth 1918-12-31
Place of Birth Gondar,
Ethiopia
Age 96 yrs
Death Date 2015-03-19
Birth Sign Capricorn

About Yosef Ben-Jochannan

An African-born writer and historian better known as “Dr. Ben,” he became one of the most prominent Afrocentric scholars of the Twentieth Century. His nearly fifty published works focus on the ancient civilizations of the Nile Valley.

Early Life Experience of Yosef Ben-Jochannan

He began serving as chairman of UNESCO’s African Studies Committee in 1945 and held the post until 1970.

Trivia Info

He was criticized for his Afrocentric re-working of history and, at one lecture, was chastised by scholar Mary Lefkowitz for asserting that Aristotle had visited the Library of Alexandria.

Family Life and Relationship

He was born in Ethiopia to an Afro-Puerto Rican, Jewish mother and an Ethiopian father. After studying civil engineering at the University of Puerto Rico and architectural engineering at the University of Havana, he immigrated to the United States.

Close Associates

He was a contemporary of Ephraim Isaac, a fellow Ethiopian-born scholar.

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