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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Damascus and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from University of Damascus, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Damascus include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Damascus alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Damascus are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of Damascus.

Bashar al-Assad and Abdullah Yusuf Azzam are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Damascus?” and “Which celebrities are University of Damascus alumni?”

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Abdullah Yusuf Azzam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Author, Preacher, Philosopher

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Muhammad Zaidan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni

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Nizar Qabbani is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Nizar Qabbani Publisher, Poet, Businessperson

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Bashar al-Assad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Bashar al-Assad Politician, Physician

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Mahmoud Abbas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Mahmoud Abbas Politician, Lawyer

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Ed Husain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Ed Husain Author, Writer

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Bassam Frangieh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Bassam Frangieh Professor, Writer

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Ghassan Kanafani is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Ghassan Kanafani Activist, Editor, Journalist

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Muhammad Bassiri is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Muhammad Bassiri Politician, Democracy activist

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Rashid al-Ghannushi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Rashid al-Ghannushi Politician

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Najah al-Attar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Najah al-Attar Politician

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Ziad Abu Amr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Ziad Abu Amr Politician

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Assef Shawkat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Assef Shawkat

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Maher al-Assad is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Maher al-Assad Politician

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Naseer Shahir Homoud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Naseer Shahir Homoud

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Duraid Lahham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Duraid Lahham Comedian, Actor, Singer

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Colette Khoury is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Colette Khoury

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Fayssal Abbas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Fayssal Abbas

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Mahmud Sulayman al-Maghribi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Mahmud Sulayman al-Maghribi

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Adel Safar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Adel Safar Agricultural engineer, Politician, Teacher

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Mansour Fadlallah Azzam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Mansour Fadlallah Azzam

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Adnan Slakho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Adnan Slakho

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Kawkab Sabah al-Daya is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Kawkab Sabah al-Daya

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Imad Khamis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Imad Khamis

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Hassan al-Sari is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Hassan al-Sari Poet

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Mohammed Abdul Sattar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Mohammed Abdul Sattar

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Nawzad Jaadan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Nawzad Jaadan

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Mohammad al Jililati is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Mohammad al Jililati

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Riad Ismat is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni

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Bouthaina Shaaban is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Bouthaina Shaaban

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Joseph Sweid is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Joseph Sweid Lawyer

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Fahad Ensour is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Fahad Ensour

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Adnan Hassan Mahmoud is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Adnan Hassan Mahmoud

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Tayseer Qala Awwad is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Tayseer Qala Awwad

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Yousef Suleiman al-Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Yousef Suleiman al-Ahmad Economist

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Rim Turkmani is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Rim Turkmani

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Wael Nader Al-Halqi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Wael Nader Al-Halqi Politician, Physician

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Ghassan Ibrahim is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Ghassan Ibrahim

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Burhan Ghalioun is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Burhan Ghalioun

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Khalil Sweileh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Khalil Sweileh

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Fawwaz Haddad is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Damascus Alumni
Fawwaz Haddad