Conrad of Montferrat
Conrad of Montferrat (Italian: Corrado del Monferrato; Piedmontese: Conrà ëd Monfrà) (mid-1140s – 28 April 1192) was a north Italian nobleman, one of the major participants in the Third Crusade. He wa...
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Pierre Amine Gemayel
Pierre Amine Gemayel (Arabic: بيار أمين الجميل; commonly known as Pierre Gemayel Jr., or simply Pierre Gemayel; 23 September 1972 – 21 November 2006) was a Lebanese politician in the Kataeb Party, als...
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Robert O. Waring
Robert Olaf Waring (November 26, 1919 – June 16, 1976) was a U.S. diplomat assassinated in Beirut, Lebanon in 1976.
Waring was born in Long Island City, New York on November 26, 1919 and served as...
Abbas al-Musawi
Abbas al Musawi ( pronunction  ah-BAHS MOO-sah-wee Arabic: عباس الموسوي‎; 1952 – 16 February 1992) was an influential Lebanese Shia cleric, co-founder and Secretary General o...
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Robert C. Ames
Robert Clayton "Bob" Ames, (March 6, 1934 — April 18, 1983). Raised in Philadelphia, graduate of La Salle University, married with six children. In 1956, he joined the US Army from which he switched t...
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Francis E. Meloy, Jr.
Francis Edward Meloy, Jr. (March 28, 1917 – June 16, 1976) was a U.S. diplomat assassinated in Beirut, Lebanon in 1976.
Meloy was born in Washington, D.C. on March 28, 1917 and served in the Unite...
William R. Higgins
William Richard "Rich" Higgins (January 15, 1945 – July 6, 1990) was a Colonel of the United States Marine Corps who was captured in 1988 while serving on a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping missi...
René Moawad
René Moawad (April 17, 1925, Zgharta - November 22, 1989) (Arabic: رينيه معوض‎) was President of Lebanon for 17 days in 1989, from the 5th to the 22nd of November, when he was assassinated ...
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Robert Stethem
Robert Dean Stethem (November 17, 1961 – June 15, 1985) was a United States Navy Seabee diver who was killed by Hezbollah militants during the hijacking of the commercial airliner he was aboard, ...
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François al-Hajj
François al-Hajj (Arabic: الجنرال فرنسوا الحاج‎; 28 July 1953 – 12 December 2007) was a Lebanese major general. He was assassinated by a car bomb on 12 December 2007.
Al Hajj was born in...
Hassan Khaled
Grand Mufti Sheikh Hassan Khaled (1921 – 16 May 1989) was the leader of Lebanon's Sunni Muslim community.As a grand mufti, he presided over Islamic courts in Lebanon for 23 years, and served as Head o...
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Henri Philippe Pharaoun
Henri Philippe Pharaoun (or Henry Pharoun) (1901 – August 6, 1993), was a Lebanese art collector, sportsman, politician and businessman. He played a crucial role in securing Lebanon's independe...
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Rashid Karami
Rashid Abdul Hamid Karami (30 December 1921 –1 June 1987) (Arabic: رشيد كرامي‎) was a Lebanese statesman. He was one of the most important political figures in Lebanon for more than 3...
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Bachir Gemayel
Bachir Gemayel (Arabic: بشير الجميّل‎ Bashīr al-Jimayyel, also Romanized al-Jumayyil, El Gemaiel [baˈʃiːr lɪʒˈmajjɪl]; 10 November 1947 – 14 September 1982) was a Lebanese politician, milit...
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Kamel Mrowa
Kamel Mrowa (in Arabic كامل مروّه pronounced Kaamel Mruwweh) (born in Lebanon in 1915 - died in Beirut, Lebanon on 16 May 1966) was an influential Lebanese publisher, journalist, writer and ideologue....
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Assassination of Rafic Hariri
On 14 February 2005, Rafic Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, was killed, along with 21 others, when explosives equivalent of around 1,000 kilograms of TNT (2,200 pounds) were detonate...
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Rafic Hariri
Rafic Baha El Deen Al Hariri (Arabic: رفيق بهاء الدين الحريري‎; 1 November 1944 – 14 February 2005) was a business tycoon and the Prime Minister of Lebanon from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2...
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Abdullah Shraidi
Abdullah Shraidi ( pronunction  ahb-DUH-lah SH-RAY-dee) was the former leader of Osbat al-Nour whose near-fatal shooting on May 17, 2003 sparked violence between members of Osbat al-Nour and...
Antoine Ghanem
Antoine Ghanem (Arabic: أنطوان غانم) (10 August 1943 – 19 September 2007) was a Lebanese politician and an MP in the Lebanese Parliament. He was also a member of the Kataeb party and the March 1...
Cedar Revolution
The Cedar Revolution (Arabic: ثورة الأرز - thawrat al-arz) or Independence Intifada (Arabic: انتفاضة الاستقلال- intifāḍat al-istiqlāl) was a chain of demonstrations in Lebanon (especially in the cap...
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Dany Chamoun
Dany Chamoun (Arabic: داني شمعون‎) (26 August 1934 – 21 October 1990) was a prominent Lebanese politician. A Maronite Christian, the younger son of former President Camille Chamoun and...
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Samir Kassir
Samir Kassir (سمير قصير in Arabic) (5 May 1960 – 2 June 2005) was a French-Lebanese professor of history at Saint-Joseph University and journalist.
Samir Kassir was born to a Palestinian fat...
Mahmoud al-Majzoub
Mahmoud al-Majzoub also known as Abu Hamza (c. 1965 - May 26, 2006) was a leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. He was wounded in a car bomb blast in Sidon on May 25, 2006 and died the next day. Hi...
Walid Eido
Walid Eido (Arabic: وليد عيدو‎[1942 - 13 June 2007) was a member of the Current for the Future, Lebanese political movement and a member of the Lebanese Parliament. He was also a member of t...
George Hawi
George Hawi (Arabic: جورج حاوي / ALA-LC: Jūrj Ḥāwī; 5 November 1938 – 21 June 2005) was a Lebanese politician and former secretary general of the Lebanese Communist Party (LCP). An outspoken critic of...
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Elie Hobeika
Elie Hobeika (22 September 1956 – 24 January 2002) (Arabic: إيلي حبيقة) was a Lebanese Phalangist and Lebanese Forces militia commander during the Lebanese Civil War, and former MP. Hobeika gained no...
Gebran Tueni
Gebran Ghassan Tueni (Arabic: جبران تويني‎; 15 September 1957 – 12 December 2005) was a Lebanese politician and the former editor and publisher of daily paper An Nahar, established by ...
Tony Frangieh
Antoine Frangieh (1 September 1941-13 June 1978), better known by his diminutive, Tony Frangieh, طوني فرنجية ) was a Lebanese politician and militia leader during the early years of the Lebanese Civil...