Famous People Born In Damascus

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 1 Bashar al-Assad

Bashar al-Assad
18
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Syria
Birthdate: September 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 2 Dündar Aliosman

Dündar Aliosman
0
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: December 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 3 John of Damascus

John of Damascus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Monk
Birthdate: 0676 AD
Died: December 4, 0749

 4 Nizar Qabbani

Nizar Qabbani
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: March 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 30, 1998

 5 Ananias of Damascus

Ananias of Damascus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 6 Yasser Seirawan

Yasser Seirawan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: March 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries

 7 Ibn an-Nafīs

Ibn an-Nafīs
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Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: 1213 AD
Died: December 17, 1288
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 8 Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik

Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 0691 AD
Died: February 6, 0743

 9 Shukri al-Quwatli

Shukri al-Quwatli
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: May 6, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 30, 1967

 10 Salah al-Din Bitar

Salah al-Din Bitar
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 1, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 21, 1980

 11 Dina Katabi

Dina Katabi
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 12 Sophronius of Jerusalem

Sophronius of Jerusalem
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 0560 AD
Died: March 11, 0638

 13 Damascius

Damascius
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Famous As: Greek philosopher
Birthdate: 0458 AD
Died: 0538 AD

 14 Nicholas of Damascus

Nicholas of Damascus
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Famous As: Greek historian and philosopher
Birthdate: 0064 AD
Died: 0004 AD

 15 Ben-Hadad I

Ben-Hadad I
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 16 Naser Khader

Naser Khader
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of the Folketing
Birthdate: July 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer

 17 Abu'l-Fida

Abu'l-Fida
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: October 31, 1273
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 27, 1331

 18 Khalid Bakdash

Khalid Bakdash
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 24, 1995

 19 Anahid Fayad

Anahid Fayad
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer

 20 John Moschus

John Moschus
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Byzantine writer
Birthdate: 0550 AD
Died: 0619 AD

 21 Dima Khatib

Dima Khatib
0
Famous As: Managing Director of AJ+
Birthdate: July 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer

 22 Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi

Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulsi
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: March 19, 1641
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 5, 1731

 23 Shihab al-Din al-'Umari

Shihab al-Din al-'Umari
0
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: June 20, 1300
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: 1384 AD

 24 Khalid al-Qasri

Khalid al-Qasri
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Governor
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Died: 0743 AD

 25 Salwa Al Neimi

Salwa Al Neimi
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1950 AD

 26 Saint Andrew of Crete

Saint Andrew of Crete
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 0650 AD
Died: July 4, 0740

 27 George Howie

George Howie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racecar driver
Birthdate: April 26, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 11, 1979

 28 Riad Ismat

Riad Ismat
10
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 13, 2020