Jean Obeid

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Jean Obeid
جان عبيد
Jean Obeid - 1988.jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants
In office
17 April 2003 – 26 October 2004
Prime MinisterRafik Hariri
Preceded byMahmoud Hammoud
Succeeded byMahmoud Hammoud
Personal details
Born(1939-05-08)8 May 1939
Alma, Lebanon
Died8 February 2021(2021-02-08) (aged 81)
Lebanon
Resting placeLebanon
NationalityLebanese

Jean Obeid (8 May 1939 – 8 February 2021) was a Lebanese journalist and politician. He was the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants from 2003 to 2004. Obeid served as a member of the parliament, representing Chouf from 1991 to 1992 and Tripoli from 1992 to 2005.[1]

Obeid was a candidate for President of Lebanon in the 2014 Lebanese presidential election.[2]

Obeid died on 8 February 2021 in Tripoli, Lebanon from COVID-19 at the age of 81.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lebanon: Ex-foreign Minister Positions Himself as Centrist for Presidency". Wikileaks. 18 November 2006. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  2. "MP Jean Obeid Dies after Covid Diagnosis". MSN. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  3. "Jean Obeid dies, phased lockdown lifting, calls for Slim murder probe: Everything you need to know this Monday". L'Orient Today. 8 February 2021. Retrieved 9 February 2021.