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List of prime ministers of Syria
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This article lists the prime ministers of Syria since 1920.
List of officeholders
Kingdom of Syria (1920)
No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical PartyNotes
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
1
Rida Pasha al-Rikabi
(1864–1943)
9 March 19203 May 192055 daysIndependentPreviously Military Governor in the Occupied Enemy Territory Administration (1 Oct 1918 – 14 Dec 1919)
Hashim al-Atassi
(1875–1960)
3 May 192025 July 192083 daysIndependent
2
Alaa al-Din al-Durubi
(1870–1920)
25 July 192020 August 192026 daysIndependent
3
Jamil al-Ulshi
(1883–1951)
6 September 192030 November 192085 daysIndependent
State of Syria, part of the French Mandate (1924–1930)
No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical PartyNotes
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
4
Subhi Barakat
(1889–1939)
26 January 192521 December 1925329 daysIndependent
Taj al-Din al-Hasani
(1885–1943)
29 December 19256 January 19268 daysIndependent
5
Ahmad Nami
(1873–1962)
27 April 19269 February 19281 year, 288 daysIndependent
6
Taj al-Din al-Hasani
(1885–1943)
15 April 192814 May 19302 years, 29 daysIndependent
Syrian Republic, part of the French Mandate (1930–1945)
No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical PartyNotes
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
6
Taj al-Din al-Hasani
(1885–1943)
14 May 193019 November 19311 year, 189 daysIndependent
7
Haqqi al-Azm
(1864–1955)
7 June 193216 March 19341 year, 282 daysIndependent
8
Taj al-Din al-Hasani
(1885–1943)
16 March 193422 February 19361 year, 343 daysIndependent
9
Ata al-Ayyubi
(1877–1951)
22 February 193621 December 1936303 daysIndependent
10
Jamil Mardam Bey
(1894–1960)
21 December 193618 February 19392 years, 59 daysNational Bloc
11
Lutfi al-Haffar
(1885–1968)
23 February 193913 March 193918 daysNational Bloc
12
Nasuhi al-Bukhari
(1881–1961)
6 April 19399 July 193994 daysIndependent
13
Khalid al-Azm
(1903–1965)
4 April 194121 September 1941170 daysIndependent
14
Hassan al-Hakim
(1886–1982)
21 September 194119 April 1942210 daysIndependent
15
Husni al-Barazi
(1895–1975)
19 April 194210 January 1943266 daysIndependent
16
Jamil al-Ulshi
(1883–1951)
10 January 194325 March 194374 daysIndependent
17
Ata al-Ayyubi
(1877–1951)
25 March 194317 August 1943145 daysIndependent
18
Saadallah al-Jabiri
(1891–1948)
19 August 194314 October 194456 daysNational Bloc
19
Fares al-Khoury
(1877–1962)
14 October 19441 October 1945352 daysNational Bloc
20
Saadallah al-Jabiri
(1891–1948)
1 October 194524 October 194523 daysNational Bloc
Syrian Republic (1945–1958)
No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical PartyNotes
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
20
Saadallah al-Jabiri
(1891–1948)
24 October 194516 December 19461 year, 53 daysNational Bloc
Khalid al-Azm
(1903–1965)
16 December 194629 December 194613 daysIndependent
21
Jamil Mardam Bey
(1894–1960)
29 December 194617 December 19481 year, 354 daysNational Bloc
22
Khalid al-Azm
(1903–1965)
17 December 194830 March 1949103 daysIndependent
23
Husni al-Za'im
(1897–1949)
17 April 194926 June 194970 daysSyrian Social Nationalist Party
24
Muhsin al-Barazi
(1904–1949)
26 June 194914 August 194949 daysIndependent
25
Hashim al-Atassi
(1875–1960)
17 August 194924 December 1949129 daysNational Party
26
Nazim al-Kudsi
(1906–1998)
24 December 194927 December 19493 daysPeople's Party
27
Khalid al-Azm
(1903–1965)
27 December 19494 June 1950159 daysIndependent
28
Nazim al-Kudsi
(1906–1998)
4 June 195027 March 1951296 daysPeople's Party
29
Khalid al-Azm
(1903–1965)
27 March 19519 August 1951135 daysIndependent
30
Hassan al-Hakim
(1886–1982)
9 August 195113 November 195196 daysIndependent
Zaki al-Khatib
(1887–1961)
13 November 195128 November 195115 daysPeople's Party
31
Maarouf al-Dawalibi
(1909–2004)
28 November 195129 November 19511 dayPeople's Party
32
Fawzi Selu
(1905–1972)
3 December 195119 July 19531 year, 228 daysMilitarySelu had no power, real power laid in the hands of Adib Shishakli.[1]
33
Adib Shishakli
(1909–1964)
19 July 195325 February 1954221 daysArab Liberation MovementShishakli resigned from office because of threats of a coup in 1954.[2] He fled the country, claiming that he did not want the country to fall into a civil war.[2]
34
Sabri al-Asali
(1903–1976)
1 March 195419 June 1954110 daysNational Party
35
Said al-Ghazzi
(1893–1967)
19 June 19543 November 1954137 daysIndependent
36
Fares al-Khoury
(1877–1962)
3 November 195413 February 1955102 daysPeople's Party
37
Sabri al-Asali
(1903–1976)
13 February 195513 September 1955212 daysNational Party
38
Said al-Ghazzi
(1893–1967)
13 September 195514 June 1956275 daysIndependent
39
Sabri al-Asali
(1903–1976)
14 June 195622 February 19581 year, 253 daysNational Party
United Arab Republic (1958–1961)
No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical Party
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
40
Nur al-Din Kahala
(1908–1965)
7 October 195820 September 19601 year, 349 daysNational Union
41
Abdel Hamid al-Sarraj
(1925–2013)
20 September 196016 August 19617 years, 300 daysNational Union
Syrian Arab Republic (1961–present)
No.PortraitName
(Birth–Death)
Term of officePolitical PartyGovernmentNotes
Took officeLeft officeTime in office
42
Maamun al-Kuzbari
(1914–1998)
29 September 196120 November 196152 daysIndependental-KuzbariKuzbari took office following the 1961 coup d'état, which dissolved the United Arab Republic.
43
Izzat al-Nuss
(1912–1976)[3]
20 November 196114 December 196124 daysMilitaryal-Nuss
44
Maarouf al-Dawalibi
(1909–2004)
22 December 196128 March 196296 daysPeople's Partyal-Dawalibi
45
Bashir al-Azma
(1910–1992)
16 April 196214 September 1962151 daysIndependental-Azma
46
Khalid al-Azm
(1903–1965)
17 September 19629 March 1963173 daysIndependental-AzmThe 1963 coup d'état, an event known as the 8th of March Revolution, toppled Khalid al-Azm and brought the National Council for the Revolutionary Command (NCRC) to government, although real power lay with the Ba'athist Military Committee, which organized the coup.[4]
47
Salah al-Din al-Bitar
(1912–1980)
9 March 196311 May 196363 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Bitar I
Sami al-Jundi
(1921–1996)
11 May 196313 May 19632 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Bitar I
(47)
Salah al-Din al-Bitar
(1912–1980)
13 May 196311 November 1963182 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Bitar II
48
Amin al-Hafiz
(1921–2009)
12 November 196313 May 1964183 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Hafiz I
49
Salah al-Din al-Bitar
(1912–1980)
14 May 19643 October 1964142 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Bitar III
50
Amin al-Hafiz
(1921–2009)
4 October 196422 September 1965353 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Hafiz II
51
Yusuf Zuayyin
(1931–2016)
22 September 196521 December 196590 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Zuayyin I
52
Salah al-Din al-Bitar
(1912–1980)
1 January 196623 February 196653 daysBa'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Bitar IVSalah al-Din al-Bitar was overthrown by the Military Committee because of his support for Michel Aflaq and the National Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party.[5]
53
Yusuf Zuayyin
(1931–2016)
1 March 196629 October 19682 years, 242 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Zuayyin II
54
Nureddin al-Atassi
(1929–1992)
29 October 196818 November 19702 years, 20 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-AtassiNureddin al-Atassi was overthrown when a falling out occurred between Salah Jadid, the real ruler of Syria from 1966 to 1970, and Hafez al-Assad, the Minister of Defense.[6] Assad initiated the Corrective Movement in 1970.[7]
55
Hafez al-Assad
(1930–2000)
21 November 19703 April 1971133 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Assad
56
Abdul Rahman Khleifawi
(1930–2009)
3 April 197121 December 19721 year, 262 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Khleifawi I
57
Mahmoud al-Ayyubi
(1932–2013)
21 December 19727 August 19763 years, 230 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Ayyubi
58
Abdul Rahman Khleifawi
(1930–2009)
7 August 197627 March 19781 year, 232 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Khleifawi II
59
Muhammad Ali al-Halabi
(1937–2016)
27 March 19789 January 19801 year, 288 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Halabi
60
Abdul Rauf al-Kasm
(1932–)
9 January 19801 November 19877 years, 296 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Kasm
61
Mahmoud Zuabi
(1935–2000)
1 November 198713 March 200012 years, 133 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Zuabi
62
Muhammad Mustafa Mero
(1941–2020)
13 March 200010 September 20033 years, 181 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Mero III
63
Muhammad Naji al-Otari
(1944–)
10 September 200314 April 20117 years, 216 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Naji al-Otari
64
Adel Safar
(1953–)
14 April 201123 June 20121 year, 70 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Safar
65
Riyad Farid Hijab
(1966–)
23 June 20126 August 201244 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Hijab
Omar Ibrahim Ghalawanji
(1954–)
6 August 20129 August 20123 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Hijab
66
Wael Nader al-Halqi
(1964–)
9 August 20123 July 20163 years, 329 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
al-Halqi III
67
Imad Khamis
(1961–)
3 July 201611 June 20203 years, 344 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Khamis
68
Hussein Arnous
(1953–)
11 June 2020Incumbent1 year, 10 daysSyrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
Arnous
See also
References
General
  1. ^ Moubayed 2006, p. 85.
  2. ^ a b Moubayed 2006, p. 339.
  3. ^ "Who's who in the Arab World". 1974.
  4. ^ Moubayed 2006, p. 133.
  5. ^ Seale 1990, pp. 99–101.
  6. ^ Seale 1990, pp. 142–144.
  7. ^ Seale 1990, pp. 162–163.
Bibliography
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