Obituary of Hafez al-Assad

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Hafez al-Assad

Hafez al-Assad (born October 6, 1930 in Al Qardahah, Syria) was a military personnel and later, politician who was best known for serving as the President of Syria in 1971 until his death in 2000. He was the Prime Minister of Syria from 1970 to 1971. Hafez died on June 10, 2000 and his death was because of heart attack. He died quite young at age 69.

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Hafez al-Assad Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: al-Assad, Hafez
    • Common Name: Hafez al-Assad
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Al Qardahah, Syria
    • Birth Date: October 06, 1930
    • Age: 69 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1966-2000
    • Religion: Islam
    • Political Affiliation: Ba’ath
    • Net Worth: $5 billion
    • Nationality: Syrian
    • Favorite Food: Yoplait Yogurt
    • Favorite Color: Lime (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Hafez's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Hafez al-Assad
    • Father: Ali Sulayman al-Assad (1875-1963)
    • Mother: Na’sa al-Assad
    • Brother(s):
      • Rifaat al-Assad (born August 22, 1937)
      • Ahmed al-Assad
      • Jamil al-Assad (1933-2004)
      • Ibrahim al-Assad
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Anisa Makhlouf (married 1957-2000, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Bassel al-Assad (born March 23, 1962-died January 21, 1994)
      • Bashar al-Assad (born September 11, 1965)
      • Majd al-Assad (1966-2009)
      • Maher al-Assad (born December 8, 1967)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Bushra al-Assad (born October 24, 1960)

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 10 2000 at age 69
  • Place: Damascus, Syria
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on June 13, 2000
  • Interment: Buried in a Mausoleum in Qardaha, Syria

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PoliticianMilitary Personnel Syrian Born on October 6th Born in 1930 Died in 2000 Died at age 69 Died from Heart Attack

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