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Assad, Hafiz al (1928–2000) 

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century
 Market House Books Market House Books

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 pilot. His support for the Ba'ath party led to his dismissal from the armed forces in ... ...

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