Damascus University

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Discover the notable alumni of Damascus University. The list includes people like Mahmoud Abbas, Nizar Qabbani, Rifaat al-Assad, Omar Bakri Muhammad & Rashid al-Ghannushi. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, writers etc.
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Bassel al-Assad
(Politician, Engineer)
Bassel al-Assad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 23, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Damascus
Died: January 21, 1994
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Nizar Qabbani
(Diplomat)
Nizar Qabbani
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Damascus
Died: April 30, 1998
 3 
Mahmoud Abbas
(President of the State of Palestine and Palestinian National Authority)
Mahmoud Abbas
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Safed
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Maher al-Assad
(Politician, Military personnel)
Maher al-Assad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Damascus
 5 
Rifaat al-Assad
(Syrian General Who Supposedly Supervised ‘Hama Massacre’ and Later Served as the Vice President of Syria)
Rifaat al-Assad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 22, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Qardaha
 6 
Omar Bakri Muhammad
(Syrian Sunni Islamist Cleric Who Supported Terrorist Organizations in the UK)
Omar Bakri Muhammad
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Aleppo, Syria
 7 
Salah al-Din Bitar
(Syrian Politician and Co-founder of ‘Arab Ba'ath Party’ Who Served as Prime Minister)
Salah al-Din Bitar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Damascus, Syria
Died: July 21, 1980
 8 
Rached Ghannouchi
(Political Figure)
Rached Ghannouchi
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Birthdate: June 22, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Al-Hammah, Tunisia
 9 
Akram al-Hawrani
(Nationalist Syrian Politician Who Contributed to the Formation of the Ba'ath Party)
Akram al-Hawrani
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1912 AD
Birthplace: Hama, Syria
Died: February 24, 1996
 10 
Fatima Jibrell
(Environmentalist)
Fatima Jibrell
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sanaag, Somalia
 11 
Khalid Bakdash
(Syrian Communist Party Leader Who Was the First Communist Deputy of the Arab World)
Khalid Bakdash
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Damascus, Syria
Died: July 24, 1995
 12 
Intissar al-Wazir
(Palestinian Political Leader)
Intissar al-Wazir
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gaza, Palestine
 13 
Nadine Salameh
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
 14 
Nazim al-Kudsi
(Syrian Lawyer Who Led the Country as its President)
Nazim al-Kudsi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Aleppo, Syria
Died: February 6, 1998
 15 
Salwa Al Neimi
(Syrian Writer, Journalist, and Poet)
Salwa Al Neimi
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1950 AD
Birthplace: Damascus, Syria
 16 
Riad Ismat
(Syrian Writer, Theatre Director, Critic, and Diplomat)
Riad Ismat
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Damascus, First Syrian Republic Syria
Died: May 13, 2020