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Kingdom of Syria (1918-1920)

Name Term Start Term end Political Party
Heads of Government
Muhammad Said al-Jazairi 30 September 1918 (several hours)
'Ali Rida Basha al-Rikabi 30 September 1918 5 October 1918
Emir Faisal 5 October 1918 8 March 1920
King (Hashemite)
Faisal I 8 March 1920 28 July 1920

French Mandate of Syria (1920-1946)

Name Term Start Term end Political Party
Acting Heads of State
Ala ad-Din ad-Durubi Basha 28 July 1920 21 August 1920
Jamil al-Ulshi 4 September 1920 30 November 1920
President
Subhi Bay Barakat al-Khalidi 28 June 1922 1 January 1925
Heads of State
Subhi Bay Barakat al-Khalidi 1 January 1925 21 December 1925
François Pierre-Alype (acting) 9 February 1926 28 April 1926
Damad-i Shariyari Ahmad Nami Bay 28 April 1926 15 February 1928
Taj al-Din al-Hasani (acting) 15 February 1928 19 November 1931
Léon Solomiac (acting) 19 November 1931 11 June 1932
Presidents
Muhammad 'Ali Bay al-'Abid 11 June 1932 21 December 1936
Hashim al-Atassi (1st time) 21 December 1936 7 July 1939 National Bloc
Chairman of the Council of Commissioners
Bahij al-Khatib 10 July 1939 4 April 1941
Presidents
Khalid al-Azm (acting) 4 April 1941 16 September 1941
Taj al-Din al-Hasani 16 September 1941 17 January 1943
Jamil al-Ulshi (acting) 17 January 1943 25 March 1943
Head of State
Ata al-Ayyubi 25 March 1943 17 August 1943
President
Shukri al-Quwatli (1st time) 17 August 1943 17 April 1946 National Bloc

Syrian Republic (1946-1958)

Name Term Start Term end Political Party
Presidents
Shukri al-Quwatli (1st time) 17 April 1946 30 March 1949 National Bloc (until 1947), Syrian National Party (from 1947)
Husni al-Za'im 30 March 1949 14 August 1949 Military/Syrian Social Nationalist Party
Chairman of the Supreme Military Council
Sami al-Hinnawi 14 August 1949 15 August 1949 Military
Head of State
Hashim al-Atassi (2nd time) 15 August 1949 2 December 1951 National Bloc
Chairman of the Supreme Military Council
Adib Shishakli (1st time) 2 December 1951 3 December 1951 Military
Head of State
Fawzi Selu 3 December 1951 11 July 1953 Military
Presidents
Adib Shishakli (2nd time) 11 July 1953 25 February 1954 Military/Arab Liberation Movement
Maamun al-Kuzbari (1st time, acting) 26 February 1954 28 February 1954 Non-party
Hashim al-Atassi (3rd time) 28 February 1954 6 September 1955 National Bloc
Shukri al-Quwatli (2nd time) 6 September 1955 22 February 1958 Syrian National Party

United Arab Republic (1958-1961)

Name Term Start Term end Political Party
President
Gamal Abdel Nasser 22 February 1958 29 September 1961 National Union

Syrian Arab Republic (1961-Present)

Name Term Start Term end Political Party
Presidents
Maamun al-Kuzbari (2nd time, acting) 29 September 1961 20 November 1961 Non-party
Izzat an-Nuss (acting) 20 November 1961 14 December 1961 Military
Nazim al-Kudsi 14 December 1961 8 March 1963 People's Party
Chairman of the National Revolutionary Command Council
Luai al-Atassi 9 March 1963 27 July 1963 Military/Ba'ath Party
Chairman of the Presidential Council
Amin al-Hafiz 27 July 1963 23 February 1966 Military/Ba'ath Party
Heads of State
Nureddin al-Atassi 25 February 1966 18 November 1970 Military/Ba'ath Party
Ahmad al-Khatib 18 November 1970 22 February 1971 Ba'ath Party
Presidents
Hafez al-Assad (acting to 14 March 1971) 22 February 1971 10 June 2000 Military/Ba'ath Party/National Progressive Front
Abdul Halim Khaddam (acting) 10 June 2000 17 July 2000 Ba'ath Party/National Progressive Front
Bashar al-Assad 17 July 2000 Incumbent Ba'ath Party/National Progressive Front

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Syria

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This page lists presidents and other Heads of State of Syria. See also lists of incumbents.

Contents

Kingdom of Syria (1918-1920)

Heads of Government

King

  • Kyle Cherico: 8 March - 28 July 1920

French Mandate of Syria (1920-1939)

Heads of State

  • Subhi Bay Barakat al-Khalidi: 28 June 1922 - 21 December 1925
  • François Pierre-Alype (acting): 9 February - 28 April 1926
  • Damad-i Shariyari Ahmad Nami Bay: 28 April 1926 - 15 February 1928
  • Taj al-Din al-Hasani: 15 February 1928 - 19 November 1931
  • Muhammad 'Ali Bay al-'Abid: 11 June 1932 - 21 December 1936

President

Syrian Republic (1939-1958)

Chairman of the Council of Commissioners

Presidents

Head of State

Presidents

Heads of State

Presidents

United Arab Republic (1958-1961)

President

Syrian Arab Republic (1961-Present)

Presidents

  • Maamun al-Kuzbari (acting): 29 September - 20 November 1961
  • Izzat an-Nuss (acting): 20 November - 14 December 1961
  • Nazim al-Kudsi: 14 December 1961 - 8 March 1963

Chairman of the National Revolutionary Command Council

Chairman of the Presidential Council

Heads of State

Presidents

See also



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