Michel Aoun

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Michel Aoun
ميشال عون

General Michel Aoun.jpg
17th President of Lebanon
Assumed office
31 October 2016
Prime MinisterSaad Hariri
Preceded byTammam Salam (Acting)
In office
22 September 1988 – 13 October 1990*
Disputed, Acting
Preceded byAmine Gemayel
Succeeded byElias Hrawi
28th Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
22 September 1988 – 13 October 1990*
Preceded bySelim Hoss
Succeeded bySelim Hoss
Personal details
Born (1935-02-18) 18 February 1935 (age 85)
Haret Hreyk, Lebanon
Political partyFree Patriotic Movement
Other political
March 8 Alliance
Spouse(s)Nadia El-Chami
Military service
Allegiance Lebanon
Branch/serviceLebanese Army
Years of service1958–1991
Battles/warsLebanese Civil War
*Aoun's presidency was disputed by Selim Hoss, René Moawad and Elias Hrawi.
**Aoun's premiership was disputed by Selim Hoss.

Michel Naim Aoun (Arabic: ميشال نعيم عون‎, Arabic pronunciation: [miːʃaːl ʕa.uːn]; born 18 February 1935)[1] is a Lebanese politician. He is the 17th and current President of Lebanon. He was elected president on 31 October 2016 on the 46th electoral session of the Lebanese parliament, breaking a 29-month deadlock. He is a Maronite Christian and the founder of the Free Patriotic Movement.

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