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Vice President of Syria is a political position in Syria. The Constitution states that in the case of the President's temporary disablement, the Vice President become acting President.[1] Multiple persons can hold the office of vice presidency at the same time. The President of Syria appoints Vice Presidents.

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Vice PresidentsEdit

Meaning
Arab Liberation Movement
National Party
National Union
Syrian Regional Branch
(Ba'ath Party / Syrian Ba'ath Party)

Syrian Republic (1945–1958)Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Time in office Duration Political party Note(s)
1   Maamun al-Kuzbari
(1914–1998)
25 February 1952 28 February 1954 2 years, 3 days Arab Liberation Movement

United Arab Republic (1958–1961)Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Time in office Duration Political party Note(s)
2   Sabri al-Asali
(1903–1976)
7 March 1958 7 October 1958 214 days National Party
  Akram al-Hawrani
(1912–1996)
7 March 1958 19 September 1960 2 years, 196 days Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
  Abdel Latif Boghdadi
(1917–1999)
7 March 1958 29 September 1961 3 years, 206 days National Union
  Abdel Hakim Amer
(1919–1967)
7 March 1958 29 September 1961 3 years, 206 days National Union
3   Nur al-Din Kahala
(1910–?)
20 September 1960 29 September 1961 1 year, 9 days National Union
4   Abdel Hamid al-Sarraj
(1925–2013)
16 August 1961 29 September 1961 44 days National Union
  Kamal el-Din Hussein
(1921–1999)
16 August 1961 29 September 1961 44 days National Union
  Zakaria Mohieddin
(1918–2012)
16 August 1961 29 September 1961 44 days National Union
  Hussein el-Shafei
(1918–2005)
16 August 1961 29 September 1961 44 days National Union

Syrian Arab Republic (1961–present)[2]Edit

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Time in office Duration Political party Note(s)
5   Muhammad Umran
(1922–1972)
8 March 1963 15 December 1964 1 year, 282 days Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
6   Nureddin al-Atassi
(1929–1992)
15 December 1964 28 December 1965 1 year, 13 days Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
7   Shibli al-Aysami
(1925–)
28 December 1965 23 February 1966 57 days Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
8   Mahmoud al-Ayyubi
(1932–)
22 February 1971 August 1976[3] 5 years, 161 days Syrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
9   Rifaat al-Assad
(1937–)
11 March 1984 8 February 1998 13 years, 334 days Syrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
  Abdul Halim Khaddam
(1932–)
11 March 1984 15 February 2005 20 years, 341 days Syrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
  Zuhair Masharqa
(1938–2007)
11 March 1984 21 February 2005 20 years, 347 days Syrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
10   Farouk al-Sharaa
(1938–)
21 February 2005 Incumbent 14 years, 206 days Syrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)
11   Najah al-Attar
(1933–)
23 March 2006 Incumbent 13 years, 176 days Syrian Ba'ath Party
(Syria Region)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collelo, Thomas (1988). Syria: A Country Study. Federal Research Division, Library of Congress. p. 223.
  2. ^ Historical Dictionary of Syria.
  3. ^ https://hdl.handle.net/2027/osu.32435024020018