Born in Beersheba (Palestine)
October 4th, 1936
Town of origin: Dura-Elkhalil (Hebron)
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Started his career in the field of education as a teacher of English in government high schools and junior colleges (Teachers' training) and became director of student affairs; then joined the Royal Jordanian Airlines (ALIA) then.
In early 1971 at a very critical era in Jordan, he was appointed as Director General of Radio Jordan - Jordan’s Voice - under Prime Minister Wasfi Al Tal for about three years to be appointed in August 1973 to his first Ministerial post Under Prime Minister Zaid Al Rifai as Minister of Culture & Information tasked to handle the October War media coverage to the world. Afterwards he was appointed as Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s office until 1974, witnessing closely the Kissinger shuttle diplomacy.
In September 1974 became the Chairman and CEO of the Jordanian Cooperative Organization, and then became ambassador to Romania in 1978.He became the Director General of the Cities & Villages Bank for few months in 1980 to become in the same year Minister of Agriculture until 1984 under Prime Minister Mudar Badran. He assumed highest positions in heading two Companies in the Public and Private Sectors.
In 1986 became Minister of the Occupied Territories and in 1988 Minister of Labor under Prime Minister Zaid Al Rifai. In June 1993, he was assigned to the bilateral Jordanian Israeli Peace Negotiations as Deputy Chief Negotiator and Head of the delegation to the Multilateral Negotiations to the Refugee Working Group.
In December 1st 1997 he was assigned as Chairman of the Board and President of the Aqaba Region to prepare with the World Bank for the feasibility study of establishing the Aqaba Special Economic Zone.
He was appointed Senator in September 1998, he constitutionally witnessed the Accession and Coronation of king Abdullah II to the throne 7th Feb 1999. He continued serving as member of the Senate until 2012, while being honored whenever needed to join some Royal & National committees such as the Royal Constitutional Reform Committee 2011 . In October 2012, a royal decree appointed him member of the first Jordanian Constitutional Court ( Supreme Court )
Dudin is married since 1960 and has a family of five (two daughters & three sons) and a tribe of 16 grandchildren.
On 18th of April 2016 Marwan Dudin passed away after a long life filled with service and loveProfile