42 Notable alumni of
Lebanese University

Lebanese University is 553rd in the world, 114th in Asia, and 2nd in Lebanon by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 42 notable alumni from Lebanese University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Elissa

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    Elissa
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in Lebanese University
    Studied political science
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Elissar Zakaria Khoury, commonly known as Elissa (Arabic: إليسا‎), is a Lebanese recording artist who is one of Lebanon's most famous singers and one of the best known artists in the Arab world.

  2. Majida El Roumi

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    Majida El Roumi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    vocalistsingeractormusiciancomposer
    Biography

    Majida El Roumi Baradhy is a Lebanese soprano singer. She is also a UN Goodwill Ambassador. In 1974, she participated in the talent show "Studio El Fan" on Télé Liban and performed songs for Asmahan and Layla Murad at the age of 16.

  3. Nabih Berri

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    Nabih Berri
    Born in
    Sierra Leone Flag Sierra Leone
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nabih Berri is a Lebanese politician who has been serving as Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon since 1992. He heads the Amal Movement.

  4. Maya Diab

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    Maya Diab
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singersocial activisttelevision presenterbrand ambassadorentertainer
    Biography

    Maya Diab is a Lebanese pop singer, entertainer, actress and television personality. She is a former member of the Lebanese girl group The 4 Cats.

  5. Nicole Saba

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    Nicole Saba
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    singermodelactor
    Biography

    Nicole Saba is a Lebanese singer and actress.

  6. Nour

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    Nour
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    modelactor
    Biography

    Marian Phillip Abi Habib, known as Nour (Arabic: نور‎), is a Lebanese actress who performs in Egypt.

  7. Peter Scholl-Latour

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    Peter Scholl-Latour
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1924-2014 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    journalistwriteressayisteditor-in-chiefopinion journalist
    Biography

    Peter Roman Scholl-Latour was a German journalist and author.

  8. George Kurdahi

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    George Kurdahi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    presentercorrespondenttelevision presenter
    Biography

    George Kurdahi is a Lebanese TV presenter and ex-host of the Arabic version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?.

  9. Michel Suleiman

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    Michel Suleiman
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officer
    Biography

    Michel Sleiman is a Lebanese Maronite Christian politician who served as President of Lebanon from 2008 to 2014. Before becoming president, he served as commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces from 1998 to 2008.

  10. Kamal Jumblatt

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    Kamal Jumblatt
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1917-1977 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Kamal Fouad Jumblatt was a Lebanese politician who founded the Progressive Socialist Party. He led the National Movement during the civil war against the Lebanese Front. He was a major ally of the Palestine Liberation Organization until his assassination in 1977. He has authored more than 40 books centered on various political, philosophical, literary, religious, medical, social, and economic topics. In September 1972, Kamal Jumblatt received the International Lenin Peace Prize. He is the father of the Lebanese Druze leader Walid Jumblatt and the son in law of the Arab writer and politician Shakib Arslan.

  11. Darine Hamze

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    Darine Hamze
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    film directoractor
    Biography

    Darine Hamze; is a Lebanese actress, director and producer. She is a well-known professional actress in the Arab world credited for taking on diverse, daring and complex roles in different languages and countries. She has been working in film, television and theatre since 2001 in The Middle East and Europe. Hamze won the Best Actress Award in Oran International Film Festival 2017 for her role in film Nuts. Hamze speaks Arabic, French, English and Persian.

  12. Layal Abboud

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    Layal Abboud
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Layal Mounir Abboud is a Lebanese pop singer, folk music entertainer, sound-lyric poet, concert dancer, fit model and Muslim humanitarian.

  13. Safi Saïd

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    Safi Saïd
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Safi Saïd is a Tunisian journalist and writer. He was a candidate in the 2014 Tunisian presidential election and in the 2019 presidential election.

  14. May Chidiac

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    May Chidiac
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    May Chidiac is a journalist and former Lebanese Minister of State for Administrative Development.

  15. Rita Hayek

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    Rita Hayek
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    television presenteractor
    Biography

    Rita Elie Hayek is a Lebanese actress and television presenter.

  16. Ghazanfar Roknabadi

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    Ghazanfar Roknabadi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1966-2015 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Ghazanfar Mohammad Asl Roknabadi was an Iranian diplomat, who served as the Iranian ambassador to Lebanon from 2010 to 2014. He is confirmed to have died in the 2015 Mina disaster which killed at least 2,262 people.

  17. Marcel Ghanem

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    Marcel Ghanem
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Marcel Ghanem is a Lebanese journalist. He hosted the widely popular Lebanese political talk show "Kalam El-Nas" (Arabic: كلام الناس‎) and now he is hosting another Lebanese political talk show "Sar el Waqt" (Arabic: صار الوقت‎).

  18. Joelle Behlok

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    Joelle Behlok
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actormodelfashion designer
    Biography

    Joelle Behlok or Joëlle Behlock is a Lebanese fashion designer, television presenter, actress, and winner of the Miss Lebanon beauty contest in 1997. She finished in the Top 10 in Miss World 1997.

  19. Naim Qassem

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    Naim Qassem
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianwriter
    Biography

    Naim Qassem is a Shia Lebanese cleric and politician, who was the second-in-command of Hezbollah with the title of deputy secretary-general.

  20. Ahmad Kaabour

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    Ahmad Kaabour
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    singeractor
    Biography

    Ahmad Kaabour is a Lebanese singer, songwriter, music composer and actor. He is perhaps best known for his song Ounadikom which he composed in 1975 upon the outbreak of the Lebanese civil war.

  21. Elie Ferzli

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    Elie Ferzli
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Elie Ferzli is a Lebanese Eastern Orthodox Christian politician. He served as Information Minister and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon in the early 2000s. He was succeeded by as deputy speaker Farid Makari in 2005. He expressed pro-Syrian sentiments during the Cedar Revolution. In 2018, he was reelected to parliament, and took again the seat of Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon. In 2021, he skipped the line for vaccinations against COVID-19, taking the vaccine despite not being in neither the correct age group nor the correct risk group.

  22. Ghazi Aridi

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    Ghazi Aridi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianwriter
    Biography

    Ghazi Hani Aridi is a Lebanese politician who has held various cabinet portfolios. He was the minister of public works and transportation from 13 June 2011 to December 2013.

  23. Ali Qanso

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    Ali Qanso
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1948-2018 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Ali Khalil Qanso was a Lebanese politician who served as a minister for parliamentary affairs in the second cabinet of Saad Hariri. He was the president of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party and he served as minister of state in Najib Mikati government and previously minister of labor in the cabinet of Rafik Hariri.

  24. Assaad Hardan

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    Assaad Hardan
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Assaad Hardan is a Lebanese politician and the leader of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party in Lebanon. He joined in 1968 the Syrian Social Nationalist Party and became leader of the Central Political Bureau in 2016.

  25. Wafaa Sleiman

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    Wafaa Sleiman
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    socialite
    Biography

    Wafaa Sleiman is the former First Lady of Lebanon from 2008 to 2014 and the wife of President Michel Suleiman.

  26. Hiba Kawas

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    Hiba Kawas
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    singeropera singercomposer
    Biography

    Hiba Al Kawas is a Lebanese operatic soprano, composer, and academic.

  27. Amor Ben Salem

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    Amor Ben Salem
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1932-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    translator
    Biography

    Amor Ben Salem is a Tunisian Arabic writer.

  28. Hanna Gharib

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    Hanna Gharib
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politicianschool teachertrade unionist
    Biography

    Hanna Gharib is a Lebanese politician and the current general secretary of the Lebanese Communist Party (LCP).

  29. Maki Kawai

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    Maki Kawai
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Maki Kawai is a Japanese chemist who developed spatially selective single-molecule spectroscopy. In 2018, she became the first woman to become president of the Chemical Society of Japan.

  30. Mohamed Ali Yousfi

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    Mohamed Ali Yousfi
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    writertranslatorpoet
    Biography

    Mohamed Ali Yousfi is a Tunisian writer and translator.

  31. Berge Setrakian

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    Berge Setrakian
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    lawyerjurist
    Biography

    Berge Setrakian, is a lawyer and the current President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) since 2002.

  32. Adnan Hussein

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    Adnan Hussein
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Adnan Sayyed Hussein is a Lebanese political scientist, academic and politician who served as minister of state for social affairs in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Saad Hariri. He is a close ally of Lebanese President Michel Suleiman.

  33. Charbel Dagher

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    Charbel Dagher
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Charbel Dagher is a Lebanese professor at the University of Balamand, Koura, Lebanon. He has been an active and prominent voice on the Arab cultural scene, mainly in the fields of poetry, Arabic language, and Arab and Islamic arts. He is a Poet, writer and story-writer in both Arabic and French.

  34. Avedis Guidanian

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    Avedis Guidanian
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Avedis Guidanian is the former Minister of Tourism in Lebanon. He is member of the ARF political party.

  35. Hassan Kobeissi

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    Hassan Kobeissi
    Years
    1941-2006 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    philosophertranslatoranthropologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Dr. Hassan Kobeissi was a prominent Lebanese writer, thinker and translator. He was born in Zebdine زبدين Lebanon, and is considered an important figure in the Lebanese intellectual circle. He is noted for writing publications such as "Rodinson and the Son of Islam", and for his award-winning translations of many prominent philosophical, sociological and anthropological writings.

  36. Youssef Hourany

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    Youssef Hourany
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1931-2019 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in Lebanese University
    Graduated with diploma
    Occupations
    anthropologistwriterhistorian
    Biography

    Youssef Hourany was a Lebanese writer, archeologist and historian. Hourany received his diploma in philosophy, from the Lebanese University, and his PhD on the ancient philosophy of history from The Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik (Arabic: جامعة الروح القدس – الكسليك‎).

  37. Ali Al Shami

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    Ali Al Shami
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Ali Al Shami is a Shia Lebanese academic and a member of the Amal movement. He was Lebanon's minister of foreign affairs and emigrants from 2009 to 2011.

  38. Ayman Hazza' al-Majali

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    Ayman Hazza' al-Majali
    Born in
    Jordan Flag Jordan
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Ayman Hazza' al-Majali is the former Deputy Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. He is the son of Jordans late Premier Hazza' al-Majali. As a Member of Jordan's House of Representatives he also headed the parliament's Lower House Finance Committee.

  39. Laura Boushnak

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    Laura Boushnak
    Born in
    Kuwait Flag Kuwait
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    Laura Boushnak is a Kuwaiti-born Palestinian photographer whose work is focused on women, literacy, and education reform in the Arab world. For her ongoing documentary project "I Read I Write" she photographed girls and women changing their lives with education in Egypt, Yemen, Kuwait, Jordan and Tunisia.

  40. Samir El-Khadem

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    Samir El-Khadem
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Samir El-Khadem is the former Commander of the Lebanese Naval Forces, and an author, historian, and currently the Director of the Institute for East and West Studies in Beirut, Lebanon. El-Khadem retired from the Lebanese Army on September 25, 2000 reaching the rank of Rear Admiral after serving for 39 years. As of 2007, he is the President of the Numismatic Society for the Arab and Muslim World.

  41. Inaya Jaber

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    Inaya Jaber
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1958-2021 (aged 63)
    Enrolled in Lebanese University
    Graduated with licentiate in political science
    Occupations
    journalistwriterpoet
    Biography

    Inaya Jaber was a Lebanese writer, journalist, artist and singer. She has published nine collections of poetry and one collection of short stories. She lived in Beirut.

  42. Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage

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    Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Chucrallah-Nabil El-Hage, also transliterated Shukrallah Nabil El Hajj, (born on 26 February 1943 in Hajjeh, Lebanon) was the Archeparch of the Maronite Catholic Archeparchy of Tyre from 2003 until his retirement in 2020.