Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam

Member of Parliament and Ambassador of Egypt (1893-1976)

Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam (Arabic: عبد الرحمن حسن عزام) (1893–1976), also known as Azzam Pasha, was an Egyptian diplomat and politician.[1] He was the first Secretary General of the Arab League, from 22 March 1945 to September 1952.[2]

Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam
عبد الرحمن حسن عزام
1st Secretary-General of the Arab League
In office
22 March 1945 – September 1952
Preceded byInaugural holder
Succeeded byAbdul Khalek Hassouna
Personal details
Born(1893-03-08)8 March 1893
Shubak al-Gharbi, Egypt
Died2 June 1976(1976-06-02) (aged 83)


  1. Nisan, 2002.
  2. Bob Reinalda; Kent Kille (21 August 2012). "Biographical Dictionary of Secretaries-General of International Organizations" (PDF). IO BIO Database. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 September 2013.