Rachid Solh

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Rachid Solh
رشيد الصلح
Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
31 October 1974 – 15 May 1975
Preceded by Takieddine Solh
Succeeded by Nureddine Rifai
In office
13 May 1992 – 31 October 1992
Preceded by Omar Karami
Succeeded by Rafic Hariri
Personal details
Born (1926-01-01)January 1, 1926
Died June 27, 2014(2014-06-27) (aged 88)
Religion Islam

Rachid Solh (1 January 1926 – 27 June 2014) was a Lebanese politician. He served as the Prime Minister. He was part of one of the most powerful Sunni Muslim families in the country.

Solh was elected as a member of the Lebanese Parliament for the first time in 1960. He was appointed prime minister by president Suleiman Franjieh in 1974.

Solh resigned from office on 15 May 1975, a few weeks after the start of the Lebanese Civil War.[1][2]

He died on 27 June 2014, aged 88.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lebanese Premier Resigns The Telegraph (16 May 1975)
  2. Haytham, Yusif (February 1976). "Lebanon Explodes: "Battles of Survival"". MERIP Reports 44: 3-14. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3011712. Retrieved 18 March 2013. 
  3. "Liban deces de lancien premier minister, Rachid al-Solh, dies". Lorientlejour.com. Retrieved 28 June 2014.