Omar Karami

1934 - 2015

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Omar Abdul Hamid Karami (last name also spelled Karamé and Karameh) (Arabic: عمر عبد الحميد كرامي; 7 September 1934 – 1 January 2015) was the 29th prime minister of Lebanon, who served two separate terms. He was Prime Minister for the first time from 24 December 1990, when Selim al-Hoss gave up power, until May 1992, when he resigned due to economic instability. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Karami has received more than 119,357 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Omar Karami is the 6,765th most popular politician (up from 7,908th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Lebanon (up from 54th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Lebanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Omar Karami ranks 6,765 out of 19,576Before him are Ram Baran Yadav, Wilhelm Kettler, Puduḫepa, Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, and Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. After him are Maurice Papon, Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen, Philip IV of Macedon, and Enrico Ferri.

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Among people born in 1934, Omar Karami ranks 113Before him are Garry Marshall, Fredric Jameson, Kisho Kurokawa, Tony Hoare, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma, and Joan Didion. After him are Kira Muratova, Paul Cohen, Gloria Steinem, Howard Martin Temin, Wilford Brimley, and Jean Chrétien. Among people deceased in 2015, Omar Karami ranks 99Before him are Jenő Buzánszky, Ornette Coleman, Arsen Dedić, Philippe Honoré, Ieng Thirith, and Geraldine McEwan. After him are Eileen Essell, Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Franzl Lang, Jaakko Hintikka, Halldór Ásgrímsson, and André Brink.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Omar Karami ranks 52 out of 145Before him are Nimatullah Kassab (1808), Bechara El Khoury (1890), Bertrand, Count of Toulouse (1065), Raymond II, Count of Tripoli (1115), Gazebo (1960), and Nassim Nicholas Taleb (1960). After him are Bechara Boutros al-Rahi (1940), Nicolas Hayek (1928), Maximus of Tyre (200), Serj Tankian (1967), Fawzi al-Qawuqji (1890), and Ahmad Shukeiri (1908).

Among POLITICIANS In Lebanon

Among politicians born in Lebanon, Omar Karami ranks 25Before him are Maria of Montferrat (1192), Camille Chamoun (1900), Imad Mughniyah (1962), Walid Jumblatt (1949), Bechara El Khoury (1890), and Raymond II, Count of Tripoli (1115). After him are Nicolas Hayek (1928), Ahmad Shukeiri (1908), Elie Hobeika (1956), Fuad Chehab (1902), René Moawad (1925), and Fakhr al-Din II (1572).