Omar Karami

Lebanese politician (1934-2015)

Omar Abdul Hamid Karami (Arabic: عمر عبد الحميد كرامي‎; 7 September 1934 – 1 January 2015) was a Lebanese politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon twice: from 24 December 1990 to 13 May 1992 and from 26 October 2004 to 19 April 2005.

Karami was born in An Nouri, near Tripoli, French Mandate of Lebanon to a Muslim family. He studied at Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt. His son, Faisal, also became a politician.

Karami died after a long illness on 1 January 2015 in Beirut, aged 80.[1]


  1. "Former Prime Minister Omar Karami dies after long illness". The Daily Star. 1 January 2015. Archived from the original on 16 November 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2015.