Alia Muhammad Baker

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Person.png Alia Muhammad Baker  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(librarian)
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Born1952
Iraq
Died13 August 2021 (Age 68)
Iraq
Cause of death
COVID 19
NationalityIraqi
ReligionMuslim
Victim ofCOVID 19
InterestsIraq War
Iraqi librarian who saved thousands of books during the war.

Alia Muhammad Baker was an Iraqi librarian, who was the chief librarian in the Al Basrah Central Library, Basra, Iraq. Baker saved an estimated 30,000 books from destruction during the Iraq War, including a biography of Muhammad from around 1300.

She died in August 2021 from COVID 19.[1]



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