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Hafez al- Assad

(1928—2000) Syrian Baath statesman, President 1971–2000

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Assad, Hafez al-, and Bashār al-Assad

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

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Hafez al-Assad (b. 1930) was born Hafez Wahhāsh in Qardaha, an ʿAlawī village in northern Syria. He became ...

Assad, Hafez al-

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World Encyclopedia

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Assad served as minister of defence (1965–70), before seizing power in a military coup. He was elected president ...

Assad, Hafiz al

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Syrian statesman and soldier; president 1971–2000. ... Born into a poor family, Assad was educated at military academies in Syria and the Soviet Union, graduating as an air-force ... More

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