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Rachid Solh (1 January 1926 – 27 June 2014) was a Lebanese politician. He served as the Prime Minister. He was part of one of the most powerful Sunni Muslim families in the country.

Rachid Solh
رشيد الصلح
Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
31 October 1974 – 15 May 1975
Preceded byTakieddine Solh
Succeeded byNureddine Rifai
In office
13 May 1992 – 31 October 1992
Preceded byOmar Karami
Succeeded byRafic Hariri
Personal details
Born(1926-01-01)January 1, 1926
DiedJune 27, 2014(2014-06-27) (aged 88)

Solh was elected as a member of the Lebanese Parliament for the first time in 1960. He was appointed prime minister by president Suleiman Franjieh in 1974.

Solh resigned from office on 15 May 1975, a few weeks after the start of the Lebanese Civil War.[1][2]

He died on 27 June 2014, aged 88.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lebanese Premier Resigns The Telegraph (16 May 1975)
  2. Haytham, Yusif (February 1976). "Lebanon Explodes: "Battles of Survival"". MERIP Reports 44: 3-14. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3011712. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  3. "Liban deces de lancien premier minister, Rachid al-Solh, dies". Lorientlejour.com. Retrieved 28 June 2014.