Michel Aoun

Former Lebanese president

Michel Aoun (Arabic: ميشال نعيم عون, Arabic pronunciation: [miːʃaːl ʕa.uːn]; born 18 February 1935)[1] is a Lebanese politician. He is the 17th and current President of Lebanon. He was elected president on 31 October 2016 on the 46th electoral session of the Lebanese parliament, breaking a 29-month deadlock. He is a Maronite Christian and the founder of the Free Patriotic Movement.

Michel Aoun
ميشال عون

17th President of Lebanon
Assumed office
31 October 2016
Prime MinisterTammam Salam
Saad Hariri
Hassan Diab
Najib Mikati
Preceded byTammam Salam (Acting)
In office
22 September 1988 – 13 October 1990*
Disputed, Acting
Preceded byAmine Gemayel
Succeeded byElias Hrawi
28th Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
22 September 1988 – 13 October 1990*
Preceded bySelim Hoss
Succeeded bySelim Hoss
Personal details
Born (1935-02-18) 18 February 1935 (age 89)
Haret Hreyk, Lebanon
Political partyFree Patriotic Movement
Other political
March 8 Alliance
Spouse(s)Nadia El-Chami
Military service
Allegiance Lebanon
Branch/serviceLebanese Army
Years of service1958–1991
Battles/warsLebanese Civil War
*Aoun's presidency was disputed by Selim Hoss, René Moawad and Elias Hrawi.
**Aoun's premiership was disputed by Selim Hoss.

References change

  1. "Le Président de la République Libanaise Général Michel AOUN - Presidency of the Republic of Lebanon". Archived from the original on 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2017-10-04.

Other websites change

  Media related to Michel Aoun at Wikimedia Commons