Tammam Salam

Lebanese politician

Tammam Saeb Salam (تمام سلام born 1945) is a Lebanese politician. He served as minister of culture from 2008 to 2009. He was tasked with forming a new government on 6 April 2013. Salam was one of the Sunni politicians close to the pro-Syrian camp in Lebanon.[1][2] Salam was finally elected Prime Minister on 15 February 2014.

Tammam Salam
تمّام سلام
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President of Lebanon
In office
25 May 2014 – 31 October 2016
Preceded byMichel Suleiman
Succeeded byMichel Aoun
34th Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
15 February 2014 – 18 December 2016
PresidentMichel Suleiman
Michel Aoun
DeputySamir Mouqbel
Preceded byNajib Mikati
Succeeded bySaad Hariri
Minister of Culture
In office
11 July 2008 – 9 November 2009
Prime MinisterFouad Siniora
Preceded byTarek Mitri
Succeeded bySalim Wardeh
Personal details
Born (1945-05-13) 13 May 1945 (age 75)
Beirut, Lebanon
Political partyFuture Movement
Spouse(s)Lama Badreddine
Alma materHaigazian University


  1. Moubayed, Sami (3 August 2006). "Nasrallah and the three Lebanons". Asia Times Online. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  2. "Hezbollah bloc to back Salam for Lebanon premier". Reuters. 5 April 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013.

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