Ahmad Hasan al-Khatib
: أحمد حسن الخطيب
) (1933–1982) was a Syrian politician. He was a ceremonial head of state of Syria
, appointed by Hafez al-Assad
to replace the ousted president Nureddin al-Atassi
. Ahmad al-Khatib was a civilian member of the ruling Ba'ath party
and served as president for only four months. His position was subsequently filled by Assad. He then became the speaker of the Syrian parliament. He died in Damascus, Syria in 1982. He had many siblings, one of them was Najwa al-Khatib, the wife of Abdulmajid Mansour, a very important doctor in the Syrian army who died in 2007.