70 Notable alumni of
Saint-Joseph University of Beirut

The Saint-Joseph University of Beirut is 678th in the world, 136th in Asia, and 3rd in Lebanon by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 70 notable alumni from the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Amin Maalouf

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    Amin Maalouf
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterlibrettistscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Amin Maalouf is a Lebanese-born French author who has lived in France since 1976. Although his native language is Arabic, he writes in French, and his works have been translated into over 40 languages.

  2. Bachir Gemayel

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    Bachir Gemayel
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1947-1982 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Bachir Pierre Gemayel was a Lebanese militia commander who led the Lebanese Forces, the military wing of the Kataeb Party in the Lebanese Civil War and was elected President of Lebanon in 1982.

  3. Nadine Labaki

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    Nadine Labaki
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    actorfilm directorartistscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Nadine Labaki is a Lebanese actress, director and activist. Labaki first came into the spotlight as an actress in the early 2000s. Her film-making career began in 2007 after the release of her debut film, Caramel, which premiered at the Cannes 2007 Film Festival. She is known for demonstrating everyday aspects of Lebanese life and covering a range of political issues such as war, poverty, and feminism. She is the first female Arab director to be nominated for an Oscar in the category for Best Foreign Language Film.

  4. Adunis

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    Adunis
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1930-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    poetwritertranslatorjournalistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ali Ahmad Said Esber, also known by the pen name Adonis or Adunis (Arabic: أدونيس‎ Arabic pronunciation: [ʔadoːˈniːs]), is a Syrian poet, essayist and translator. He led a modernist revolution in the second half of the 20th century, "exerting a seismic influence" on Arabic poetry comparable to T.S. Eliot's in the anglophone world.

  5. Samir Geagea

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    Samir Geagea
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnelphysician
    Biography

    Samir Farid Geagea is a Lebanese politician and militia commander who serves as the executive chairman of the Lebanese Forces since 1986.

  6. Dorra Zarrouk

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    Dorra Zarrouk
    Born in
    Tunisia Flag Tunisia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    actormodel
    Biography

    Dorra Ibrahim Zarrouk is a Tunisian actress living in Egypt.

  7. Peter Scholl-Latour

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    Peter Scholl-Latour
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1924-2014 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    1956-1958 graduated with Diplom in Arabic studies and Islamic studies
    Occupations
    journalistwriteressayisteditor-in-chiefopinion journalist
    Biography

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

  8. Amine Gemayel

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    Amine Gemayel
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Amine Pierre Gemayel is a Lebanese Maronite politician who served as President of Lebanon from 1982 to 1988.

  9. Hiba Tawaji

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    Hiba Tawaji
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    singeractor
    Biography

    Hiba Michel Tawaji is a Lebanese soprano coloratura singer, actress, and director. She played the main female role in some of the most well-known Rahbani musicals. She also participated in the fourth season of France's version of The Voice, in which she was coached by Mika. She sings in Arabic, English and French. After The Voice, she signed up with Mercury Records in 2015. On 30 May 2016, it was announced that Tawaji will join the cast of Notre-Dame de Paris as Esmeralda in the revival of the musical. She also has 4 Arabic musicals and 4 studio albums all produced by Oussama Rahbani.

  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. Camille Chamoun

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    Camille Chamoun
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1900-1987 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    In 1923 studied law
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Camille Nimr Chamoun was a Lebanese politician who served as President of Lebanon from 1952 to 1958. He was one of the country's main Christian leaders during most of the Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990).

  12. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari

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    Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari
    Born in
    Qatar Flag Qatar
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari is a Qatari diplomat and politician. Dr. Al-Kuwari serves as State Minister with rank of Deputy Prime Minister. He is currently President of Qatar National Library and was formerly the Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Qatar (2008-2016). He was previously the Ambassador of Qatar to France, the United States, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the UN. Dr. Al-Kuwari was a candidate in 2017 election of the Director-General of UNESCO. He is married and the father of three children.

  13. Gabriel Yared

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    Gabriel Yared
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    composerfilm score composerconductor
    Biography

    Gabriel Yared is a Lebanese-French composer, best known for his work in French and American cinema.

  14. Ghassan Salamé

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    Ghassan Salamé
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    university teacherpoliticianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Ghassan Salamé is a Paris-based Lebanese academic. He served as the Lebanese Minister of Culture from 2000 to 2003. He was the Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) and professor of International Relations at Sciences Po. Salamé served as the head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya from 2017 to 2020.

  15. Pierre Gemayel

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    Pierre Gemayel
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1905-1984 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sheikh Pierre Gemayel, also spelled Jmayyel, Jemayyel or al-Jumayyil, was a Lebanese political leader. He is remembered as the founder of the Kataeb Party (also known as the Phalangist Party), as a parliamentary powerbroker, and as the father of Bachir Gemayel and Amine Gemayel, both of whom were elected to the Presidency of the Republic in his lifetime.

  16. Nasrallah Peter Sfeir

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    Nasrallah Peter Sfeir
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1920-2019 (aged 99)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    In 1950 studied Christian theology
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir was the patriarch of Lebanon's largest Christian body, the Maronite Church, an Eastern Catholic Church in communion with the Holy See. He was also given the honorific title of cardinal. He was elected Patriarch of Antioch for the Maronites on 27 April 1986, and his resignation was accepted on 26 February 2011. He was the 76th patriarch of the Maronite Church, with the official title of "His Beatitude the 76th Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant".

  17. Bechara El Khoury

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    Bechara El Khoury
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1890-1964 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Bechara Khalil El Khoury was a Lebanese politician who served as the 1st president of Lebanon, holding office from 21 September 1943 to 18 September 1952, apart from an 11-day interruption (11–22 November) in 1943. He had previously served two short terms as Prime Minister, from 5 May 1927 to 10 August 1928, and 9 May to 11 October 1929.

  18. Mohammad Sarafraz

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    Mohammad Sarafraz
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mohammad Sarafraz is an Iranian media executive who was head of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) from 2014 until his resignation in 2016.

  19. Samy Gemayel

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    Samy Gemayel
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Samy Gemayel is a Lebanese politician and a former member of the Lebanese parliament. He is also the current President of the Lebanese Kataeb party.

  20. Antoine Sfeir

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    Antoine Sfeir
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1948-2018 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Antoine Sfeir was a Franco-Lebanese journalist.

  21. Peter Hans Kolvenbach

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    Peter Hans Kolvenbach
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1928-2016 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priestJesuit
    Biography

    Peter Hans Kolvenbach, was the twenty-ninth Superior General of the Society of Jesus, the largest male Catholic religious order.

  22. René Moawad

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    René Moawad
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1925-1989 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    René Moawad was a Lebanese politician who was elected as the 13th President of the Lebanese Republic for 18 days in 1989, from the 5th to 22 November; before his assassination by unknown assailants.

  23. Elias Hrawi

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    Elias Hrawi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1926-2006 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Elias Hrawi was president of Lebanon, whose term of office ran from 1989 to 1998.

  24. Aline Lahoud

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    Aline Lahoud
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    singeractormusician
    Biography

    Aline Lahoud is a Lebanese singer.

  25. Charles Helou

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    Charles Helou
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1913-2001 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Charles Helou ‎ (25 September 1913 – 7 January 2001) was President of Lebanon from 1964 to 1970.

  26. Elias Sarkis

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    Elias Sarkis
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1924-1985 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerjudgebanker
    Biography

    Élias Youssef Sarkis was a Lebanese lawyer and President of Lebanon who served from 1976 to 1982.

  27. Marwan Hamadeh

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    Marwan Hamadeh
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Marwan Mohammad Ali Hamadé is a Lebanese journalist and politician, who served in various capacities in different cabinets, including minister of education, minister of telecommunications, minister of economy and trade, minister of tourism, minister of health and minister for the displaced. He served as a Member of the Lebanese parliament until his resignation, on 5th August 2020, after the 2020 Beirut explosions, due to the government being "ineffective".

  28. Henri Boulad

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    Henri Boulad
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1931-.. (age 90)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    Studied in 1960-1964
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priestwriter
    Biography

    Henri Boulad is a Melkite, Jesuit priest and author.

  29. Émile Eddé

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    Émile Eddé
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1883-1949 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    Studied in 1900
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Émile Ibrahim Eddé was a Lebanese Maronite Christian lawyer and politician who served as the President of Lebanon for twelve days in 1943.

  30. Ziyad Baroud

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    Ziyad Baroud
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ziyad Baroud is a Lebanese civil servant and civil society activist. He served as minister of interior and municipalities, considered to be one of the most powerful positions in the country, from 2008 to 2011 for two consecutive cabinets in both Fuad Siniora and Saad Hariri's governments.

  31. Michel Sabbah

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    Michel Sabbah
    Born in
    Israel Flag Israel
    Years
    1933-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Michel Sabbah was the Archbishop and Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem from 1987 to 2008, the first non-Italian to hold this position in more than five centuries.

  32. Charles Debbas

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    Charles Debbas
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1885-1935 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistlawyer
    Biography

    Charles Debbas was a Greek Orthodox Lebanese political figure. He was the first President of Lebanon (before independence) and served from September 1, 1926 till January 2, 1934, under the French Mandate of Lebanon (known as Greater Lebanon). He also served as the Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon from January 1934 to October 1934.

  33. Joseph Aoun

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    Joseph Aoun
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    linguistuniversity president
    Biography

    Joseph Aoun is a Lebanese-born American linguist and the seventh president of Northeastern University in Boston, where he took office on August 15, 2006. Previously, Aoun was dean of the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California. He joined USC in 1982 in the Department of Linguistics, and during his time at USC served as head of the academic Senate.

  34. Mohammad Habash

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    Mohammad Habash
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianwriter
    Biography

    Mohammad Al-Habash or Mohamed Habash is a Syrian Islamic scholar, and writer. He is the principal figure of the Islamic revivalist movement in Syria, and the founder of the Studies Center for Civilization and Enlightenment Research.

  35. Boutros Harb

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    Boutros Harb
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Boutros Harb is a Lebanese politician who served at different cabinet posts including Minister of Telecommunications.

  36. Anthony Peter Khoraish

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    Anthony Peter Khoraish
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1907-1994 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priest
    Biography

    Patriarch Moran Mor Anthony III Peter Khoraish, (or Antonios Boutros Khoraish, Antoine Pierre Khreich, Khraish, Khoraiche, Arabic: أنطونيوس الثالث بطرس خريش‎), was the 75th Maronite Patriarch of Antioch and the Whole Levant from 1975 until his resignation in 1986, and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. He died on August 19, 1994.

  37. Michel Eddé

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    Michel Eddé
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1928-2019 (aged 91)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    1945-1948 studied law
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Michel Eddé was a Lebanese politician.

  38. Salah Stétié

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    Salah Stétié
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1929-2020 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    poetessayistart criticdiplomatliterary critic
    Biography

    Salah Stétié was a Lebanese writer and poet who wrote in the French language. He also served in various diplomatic positions for Lebanon in countries such as Morocco and France. Although his mother tongue was Arabic, Stetie chose to write in French.

  39. Nayla Moawad

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    Nayla Moawad
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    journalistsocialite
    Biography

    Nayla Moawad is a Lebanese politician and former First Lady of Lebanon. Outside of Lebanon, she is best known as the widow of former President René Moawad, who was assassinated on 22 November 1989. Within Lebanon, she is a high-profile politician in her own right, having served as a member of the National Assembly since 1991. Following her reelection in June 2005, she was appointed to the Cabinet on 19 July as Minister for Social Affairs.

  40. Charles Corm

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    Charles Corm
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1894-1963 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Charles Corm was a Lebanese writer, industrialist and philanthropist. He is considered to be the leader of the Phoenicianism movement in Lebanon which ignited a surge of nationalism that led to Lebanon's independence. In a country torn by sectarian conflicts, Corm's intention was to find a common root shared by all Lebanese beyond their religious beliefs. At the age of 40, he quit a successful business empire to dedicate his time to poetry and writing.

  41. Władysław Rubin

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    Władysław Rubin
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1917-1990 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Władysław Rubin was a Polish Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church who served as Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches from 1980 to 1985, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1979.

  42. Jean Obeid

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    Jean Obeid
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    journalistdiplomatlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Jean Obeid was a Lebanese journalist and politician, who served in different cabinet posts, the last of which was foreign minister of Lebanon from 2003 to 2004.

  43. Petro Trad

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    Petro Trad
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1876-1947 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Petro Trad was a Lebanese lawyer, politician, who served as President of the French Mandate of Lebanon for a brief period (22 July 1943 – 21 September 1943).

  44. Aram Karamanoukian

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    Aram Karamanoukian
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1910-1996 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary personnel
    Biography

    Aram Karamanoukian was a Lieutenant General of the Syrian Army. He was also member of the Syrian Parliament. He is the author of several books. For his work as a scholar and military serviceman, Karamanoukian received medals from Egypt, Armenia, Lebanon, Syria, and France.

  45. Abdel Latif El Zein

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    Abdel Latif El Zein
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1932-2019 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    Graduated with licentiate in law
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Abdel Latif El Zein was a Lebanese politician who served as Member of Parliament from 1960 until 2018. He was the longest-serving member of parliament in the world. He previously held the position of Minister of Agriculture.

  46. Grégoire Haddad

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    Grégoire Haddad
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1924-2015 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Grégoire Haddad in Arabic was, from 1968 to 1975, Archeparch of the Melkite Greek Catholic Archeparchy of Beirut and Byblos. He was known as the "Red Bishop of Beirut" promoting a secular "social movement" and a platform of rapprochement between Muslims and Christians with the onslaught of the Lebanese Civil War. He reinforced his controversial viewpoints through further secular movements and through Afaq magazine, which he founded. In 1975 under pressure from the Holy See, he resigned from active religious duty. Since his resignation, he became an emeritus archbishop without holding an actual diocese in Lebanon.

  47. Emir Emin Arslan

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    Emir Emin Arslan
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1868-1943 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatwriterpublisher
    Biography

    Emin Arslan was a Lebanese author, journalist, editor and consul. He was the Consul General of the Ottoman Empire in Bordeaux, Brussels, Paris and Buenos Aires. He authored books and articles in Arabic, Spanish and French.

  48. Eliyahu Sasson

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    Eliyahu Sasson
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1902-1978 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Eliyahu Sasson was an Israeli politician and minister.

  49. Adnan Mansour

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    Adnan Mansour
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Adnan Hassan Mansour is a Lebanese diplomat, politician and the former minister of foreign affairs and emigrants.

  50. Khalil Sehnaoui

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    Khalil Sehnaoui
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    information technology consultinghacker
    Biography

    Khalil Sehnaoui is a Belgian-Lebanese information security consultant who specialises in the Middle-East and the founder and managing partner of Beirut-based Krypton Security. He is also a member of the Chaos Computer Club, Europe's largest association of hackers.

  51. Gabriel Noradunkyan

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    Gabriel Noradunkyan
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1852-1936 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in the Saint-Joseph University of Beirut
    Studied in 1870
    Occupations
    diplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Gabriel Efendi Noradunkyan (Armenian: Գաբրիել Նորադունքեան, Turkish: Gabriyel Noradunkyan Efendi; 6 November 1852 Constantinople - 1936 Paris) was an Ottoman Armenian statesman and bureaucrat. He served as the Minister of Trade in 1908 and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Ottoman Empire from July 22, 1912 to January 23, 1913 during the reign of Mehmed V and the prime ministership of Ahmed Muhtar Pasha and Kâmil Pasha.

  52. Randa Habib

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    Randa Habib
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Randa Habib is a French journalist of Lebanese origin, who as director of the Amman, Jordan, bureau of Agence France-Presse, one of the three global news agencies, since 1987, has spent 25 years covering war, politics and economic development in the Middle East. She has reported extensively in Iraq and other areas of conflict and interviewed royalty and leaders throughout the region. Habib has been named director for the Middle East and North Africa for the AFP Foundation as of 1 April 2012.

  53. Nicholas Nahas

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    Nicholas Nahas
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    engineerpoliticianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Nicolas Nahas is a Lebanese businessman, politician and former minister of economy.

  54. Youakim Moubarac

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    Youakim Moubarac
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1924-1995 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestwriterhistorian
    Biography

    Youakim Moubarac was a Lebanese French erudite. He was an Islamologist, an Arabist and a disciple of the Orientalist Louis Massignon and of philosopher Louis Gardet. A Maronite priest, Moubarac dedicated his life and major works to interfaith dialogue between Christianity and Islam, to Arab and Lebanese causes, to the unity of the Church and to the Maronite Church Antiochian heritage.

  55. Hamid Beik Frangieh

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    Hamid Beik Frangieh
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1907-1981 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hamid Bey Frangieh was a Lebanese member of the Parliament of Lebanon and held numerous ministerial positions in the Lebanese government. He was one of the Maronite leaders of Lebanon.

  56. Jean Aziz

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    Jean Aziz
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1917-1986 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerpoet
    Biography

    Jean Aziz was a Lebanese politician, lawyer and poet. He began his career in Lebanon as a lawyer before becoming an active participant in politics. He was first elected as a member of parliament in 1957, representing Jezzine district city. He became known in particular as of 1958 for his advocacy for unity within various Lebanese sects. This led to his name being considered for the presidency.

  57. Farid Haykal Khazen

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    Farid Haykal Khazen
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Farid Haykal Khazen born September 13, 1970, is a Lebanese politician. Heir to the Khazen political family, he was elected Maronite MP for Kesserwan District in 2000 and was one of the youngest members of the Lebanese Parliament. In October 2004, within the government of Omar Karami, he was appointed Minister of Tourism. He resigned from the government on 18 February 2005, four days after the assassination of Rafik Hariri, in protest against the government's inaction and sensing the scale of the popular movement that was looming.

  58. Joelle Khoury

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    Joelle Khoury
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposermusic teacher
    Biography

    Joelle Khoury is a Lebanese-American pianist and composer of jazz and contemporary classical music.

  59. 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.

  60. Talal El Merhebi

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    Talal El Merhebi
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Talal El Merhebi, born in the end of 1946, is the son of Khaled Beik Abdulkader El Merhebi, politician and leader in the North Lebanon district of Akkar (Deputy of Akkar since 1934). Khaled Beik had eight children, six daughters and two sons, Khaldoun and Talal.

  61. 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.

  62. Farid Abboud

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    Farid Abboud
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Farid Abboud is the former Lebanese Ambassador to China since June 2013. Before becoming ambassador to China, he was the ambassador of Tunisia from July 2007 to June 2013 and the ambassador to the United States from March 1999 until July 2007.

  63. Walid Daouk

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    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
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    Walid Daouk is a Lebanese businessman and politician. He served as information minister between June 2011 and February 2014.

  64. William J. Green Jr

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    Years
    1910-1963 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    politicianinsurance broker
    Biography

    William Joseph Green Jr. was a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

  65. Habib Pacha Es-Saad

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    Years
    1867-1942 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politicianadministrator
    Biography

    Habib Pacha El-Saad was a Lebanese Maronite politician who was born in Ain Trez, Aley District. He served as the Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon from May 1922 to October 1923. Initially the 3rd Prime Minister of Lebanon from August 10, 1928 to May 9, 1929 he was named President under the French Mandate on January 30, 1934 and served in this capacity to January 20, 1936.

  66. Bashir Copti

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    Years
    1929-2016 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    poet
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    Bashir Issa Copti was a Palestinian–Lebanese teacher, poet, writer and publisher.

  67. Fouad Naffah

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    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1925-2017 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Fouad Naffah was a Lebanese politician and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Finance and deputy for Keserwan (1960-1964, and 1972-1992). He held cabinet posts of Minister of Agriculture (March - May 1972), Finance (1972-1973) and Foreign Affairs (1973-1974). He was also a potential Presidential candidate at the end of the 1980s.

  68. 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.

  69. Nicole Karam

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    Occupations
    cardiologist
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    Nicole Karam is an Associate Professor in Cardiology at Paris University and an MD doctor at Georges Pompidou European Hospital, where she is the Medical Chair of the Heart Valve Unit. She is also a researcher in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research.

  70. Philippe Najib Boulos

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    Years
    1902-1979 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Philippe Najib Boulos was a lawyer and an active figure of Lebanon's politics in the 20th century. Born in 1902 in Beirut, he worked as a lawyer and became a member of Lebanon's politics from 1941 until his death. During that period, he was elected minister three times and deputy three times, contributing to different sectors of Lebanon's politics such as education, justice and public work.