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List of famous politicians from Lebanon, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Lebanese politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Lebanese politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Lebanon and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Lebanon, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples include Tammam Salam and Saad Hariri.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Lebanon in order to get more information about each one.

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Adnan Mansour is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 72 Adnan Hassan Mansour is a Lebanese diplomat, politician and the former minister of foreign affairs and emigrants.

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Assaad Hardan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Assaad Hardan age 67 Assaad Hardan is a Lebanese politician and the leader of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party in Lebanon. He joined in 1968 the Syrian Social Nationalist Party and became leader of the Central ...more

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Ayoub Tabet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Ayoub Tabet Died at 67 (1884-1951) Ayoub Tabet was a Lebanese Protestant politician.

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Bechara El Khoury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Bechara El Khoury Died at 74 (1890-1964) Bechara El Khoury was the first post-independence President of Lebanon, holding office from 21 September 1943 to 18 September 1952, apart from an 11-day interruption in 1943. He had previously ...more

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Carlos Eddé is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Carlos Eddé age 62 Carlos Eddé, is a Lebanese politician. He has been the president of Lebanese National Bloc since 2000 succeeding his uncle Raymond Eddé. In 2004 he participated actively in the 14 ...more

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Charles Malik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 81 (1906-1987) Charles Habib Malik was a Lebanese philosopher and diplomat.

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Dany Chamoun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 56 (1934-1990) Dany Chamoun was a prominent Lebanese politician. A Maronite Christian, the younger son of former President Camille Chamoun and brother of Dory Chamoun, Dany Chamoun was also a politician in his ...more

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Émile Lahoud is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Émile Lahoud age 82 Émile Jamil Lahoud was the fifteenth President of Lebanon, in office from 1998 to 2007.

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Fawzi Salloukh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Fawzi Salloukh age 87 Fawzi Salloukh is a Lebanese politician, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 19 July 2005 to 2009.

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Gebran Tueni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 48 (1957-2005) Gebran Ghassan Tueni was a Lebanese politician and the former editor and publisher of daily paper An Nahar, established by his grandfather, also named Gebran Tueni, in 1933.

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Ghassan Ashqar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Ghassan Ashqar age 81 Ghassan Assad Ashqar is a Lebanese politician and member of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party in Lebanon.

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Hassan Nasrallah is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 58 Hassan Nasrallah has been the third Secretary General of the Lebanese political and paramilitary organization Hezbollah since his predecessor, Abbas al-Musawi, was assassinated by the Israel ...more

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Hussein El-Husseini is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Hussein El-Husseini age 81 Sayyed Hussein El-Husseini is a Lebanese statesman and former speaker of the Lebanese parliament, whose efforts in brokering the Taif Agreement led to the end of the Lebanese Civil War in 1990. ...more

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Jacobo Majluta Azar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 62 (1934-1996) Jacobo Majluta Azar was one of the generations of politicians in the Dominican Republic whose ambition was continually thwarted by the country's labyrinthine power struggles and explosive ...more

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Jean Kahwaji is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Jean Kahwaji age 65 Jean Kahwaji is chief of the Lebanese Armed Forces.

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Kamal Jumblatt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 60 (1917-1977) Kamal Fouad Jumblatt was an important Lebanese politician. He was the main leader of the anti-government forces who opposed the Assad government in the Lebanese Civil War and major ally of the ...more

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Marwan Fares is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Marwan Fares age 71 Marwan Fares is a Lebanese politician. Doctorate in French literature and professor at the Lebanese University, he is a member of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. He was elected for the ...more

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May Chidiac is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 54 May Chidiac is a Lebanese Maronite journalist. Chidiac is a former television journalist at the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation and one of the station's main television anchors until an ...more

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Michel Suleiman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Michel Suleiman age 70 Michel Suleiman or Sleiman was the President of Lebanon from 2008 to 2014. Before becoming President, he served as Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces from 1998 to 2008. After Lebanese Armed ...more

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Muhammad Fneish is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Muhammad Fneish age 65 Muhammad Fneish is a Shia Lebanese politician and member of Hezbollah.

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Nabih Berri is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Nabih Berri age 80 Nabih Berri is the Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon. He heads the Amal Movement.

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Najib Mikati is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 63 Najib Azmi Mikati is a Lebanese politician who served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon two times. From April 2005 to July 2005 he was Prime Minister of Lebanon in a caretaker government. On 25 ...more

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Nawaf Salam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Nawaf Salam age 65 Nawaf Salam is a Lebanese diplomat, academic, and jurist. He is currently serving as Lebanon's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York.

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Petro Trad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Petro Trad Died at 71 (1876-1947) Petro Trad was a Lebanese lawyer, politician, and former President of the French Mandate of Lebanon for a brief period. Trad was born to a Greek Orthodox family in Beirut and received a law ...more

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Philippe de Villiers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 69 Viscount Philippe Le Jolis de Villiers de Saintignon, known as Philippe de Villiers, is a French politician. He was the Mouvement pour la France nominee for the French presidential election of ...more

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Pierre Amine Gemayel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 34 (1972-2006) Pierre Amine Gemayel was a Lebanese politician in the Kataeb Party, also known as the Phalange Party in English.

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Rafic Hariri is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 61 (1944-2005) Rafic Baha El Deen Al Hariri was a Lebanese-Saudi business tycoon and the Prime Minister of Lebanon from 1992 to 1998 and again from 2000 until his resignation on 20 October 2004. He headed five ...more

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René Moawad is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 64 (1925-1989) René Moawad was President of Lebanon for 17 days in 1989, from the 5th to the 22nd of November, when he was assassinated by unknown assailants. A Maronite Christian noted for his moderate ...more

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Riad as-Solh is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Riad as-Solh Died at 57 (1894-1951) Riad Al Solh was the first prime minister of Lebanon after the country's independence.

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Saad Hariri is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 48 Saad-eddine Rafic Al-Hariri is a Lebanese-Saudi billionaire who served as the Prime Minister of Lebanon from 2009 until 2011. He is the second son of Rafic Hariri, the former Lebanese Prime ...more

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Saeb Salam is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Saeb Salam Died at 95 (1905-2000) Saeb Salam was a Lebanese politician, who served as Prime Minister six times between 1952 and 1973. Following his death, the Lebanese daily As-Safir described Salam as "most successful in ...more

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Salim Saade is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Salim Saade age 69 Salim Abdallah Saade is a Lebanese politician, a professor of Economy and a member of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. Saade was Director of Planning Department at the Lebanese TMA company. ...more

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Samir Geagea is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 66 Samir Farid Geagea is a Lebanese politician and commander. He is also the Executive-body Chairman Of the Lebanese Forces. He took leadership of the Lebanese Forces in 1986. After the civil war, ...more

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Tammam Salam is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Tammam Salam age 73 Tammam Saeb Salam is a Lebanese politician who has been Prime Minister of Lebanon since February 2014 and the acting President of Lebanon since May 2014. He previously served in the government ...more

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Tarek Saab is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
age 55 Tarek William Saab is a Lebanese-Venezuelan politician, lawyer and poet. He is a prominent Latin-Arab human rights activist and a leader of the Fifth Republic Movement party founded by Hugo ...more

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Tony Frangieh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Died at 37 (1941-1978) Antoine Frangieh, better known by his diminutive, Tony Frangieh, طوني فرنجية was a Lebanese politician and militia leader during the early years of the Lebanese Civil War.

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Yacoub Sarraf is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Lebanon
Yacoub Sarraf age 57 Yacoub Riad Sarraf is a Lebanese politician. He was born in the town of Miniara in the Akkar district of northern Lebanon. Sarraf, who is a Greek Orthodox Christian, has degrees in civil ...more