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Abdul Halim Khaddam

1932 - 2020

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Abdul Halim Khaddam ( (listen) AHB-dəl hə-LEEM kə-DAM; Arabic: عبد الحليم خدام;‎ 15 September 1932 – 31 March 2020) was a Syrian politician who was Vice President of Syria and "High Commissioner" to Lebanon from 1984 to 2005. He was long known as a loyalist of Hafez Assad until he resigned from his position and left the country in 2005 in protest against certain policies of Hafez's son and successor, Bashar Assad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdul Halim Khaddam has received more than 517,472 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Abdul Halim Khaddam is the 6,234th most popular politician (down from 4,644th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Syria (down from 55th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Syrian Politician.

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Among politicians, Abdul Halim Khaddam ranks 6,234 out of 15,577Before him are Olav Magnusson of Norway, Morihiro Hosokawa, Seleucus V Philometor, Laura Mancini, Win Myint, and Princess Francisca of Brazil. After him are George, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Azzedine Alaïa, Ur-Nanshe, Stephen VIII Báthory, Le Pétomane, and Étienne François, duc de Choiseul.

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Among people born in 1932, Abdul Halim Khaddam ranks 110Before him are Horst Eckel, Nikolai Kardashev, Alan Bean, Christy Brown, Paul Virilio, and Delphine Seyrig. After him are Dudley R. Herschbach, Amrish Puri, Charly Gaul, Spyros Kyprianou, Manuel Puig, and Harry Gregg. Among people deceased in 2020, Abdul Halim Khaddam ranks 103Before him are Florian Schneider, Vera Lynn, Jack Welch, Lorenzo Sanz, Gérard Houllier, and David Prowse. After him are Amadou Toumani Touré, Sergio Rossi, Jānis Lūsis, Nikolai Kapustin, Claude Brasseur, and Fred Willard.

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Among people born in Syria, Abdul Halim Khaddam ranks 68 out of 181Before him are Asmahan (1917), Usama ibn Munqidh (1095), Ibn al-Shatir (1304), Farid al-Atrash (1910), Seleucus VI Epiphanes (-150), and Abu Tammam (788). After him are Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080), Nureddin al-Atassi (1929), Sergius I of Constantinople (565), Sabah Fakhri (1933), Thierry, Count of Flanders (1100), and Duqaq (1100).


Among politicians born in Syria, Abdul Halim Khaddam ranks 32Before him are Hazael (-900), Amin al-Hafiz (1921), Tuman bay II (1474), Zimri-Lim (-1800), Vaballathus (266), and Seleucus VI Epiphanes (-150). After him are Fakhr al-Mulk Radwan (1080), Nureddin al-Atassi (1929), Sergius I of Constantinople (565), Duqaq (1100), Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din (1170), and Al-Qa'im (893).