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Michel Aoun

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Michel Naim Aoun (Arabic: ميشال نعيم عون Lebanese Arabic: [miˈʃɛl naˈʕiːm ʕaʊ̯n]; born 30 September 1933) is a Lebanese politician and former military general who served as the President of Lebanon from 31 October 2016 until 30 October 2022.Born in Haret Hreik to a Maronite Christian family, Aoun joined the Military Academy in 1955 and graduated as an artillery officer in the Lebanese Army. In 1984, he became the youngest Commander of the Army, at the age of 49 years. On 22 September 1988 during the fourth phase of the Lebanese Civil War, the departing President Amine Gemayel appointed him as the interim Prime Minister of a Military Government, after the parliament failed to elect a new president, and dismissed the current government headed by the Acting Prime Minister Selim Hoss. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michel Aoun has received more than 1,731,612 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Michel Aoun is the 1,221st most popular politician (down from 637th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Lebanon (down from 5th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Lebanese Politician.

Michel Aoun is a Lebanese politician who was elected president of Lebanon in 1998. He is also the founder of the Free Patriotic Movement.

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Among politicians, Michel Aoun ranks 1,221 out of 15,577Before him are Felix Yusupov, Emir Abdelkader, Lentulus Batiatus, Khalid of Saudi Arabia, Constantine X Doukas, and Napoléon Louis Bonaparte. After him are Zachary Taylor, 2nd Dalai Lama, Friedrich Fromm, Abu Ubaidah ibn al-Jarrah, Carloman I, and Frederick I of Sweden.

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Among people born in 1935, Michel Aoun ranks 18Before him are Françoise Sagan, Luis Suárez, Julie Andrews, Arvo Pärt, Kenzaburō Ōe, and Erich von Däniken. After him are Theo Angelopoulos, Edward Said, Isao Takahata, Ágota Kristóf, Faisal II of Iraq, and Fairuz.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Michel Aoun ranks 9 out of 138Before him are Severus Alexander (208), Khalil Gibran (1883), Ahab (-900), Keanu Reeves (1964), Ulpian (170), and Porphyry (233). After him are Pope Constantine (664), Charbel Makhlouf (1828), Pope Sisinnius (650), Fairuz (1935), Christina of Bolsena (210), and Rafic Hariri (1944).

Among POLITICIANS In Lebanon

Among politicians born in Lebanon, Michel Aoun ranks 4Before him are Dido (-879), Severus Alexander (208), and Ahab (-900). After him are Rafic Hariri (1944), Hiram I (-1000), Bachir Gemayel (1947), Émile Lahoud (1936), Hassan Nasrallah (1960), Amine Gemayel (1942), Najib Mikati (1955), and Michel Suleiman (1948).

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