Michel Suleiman

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Birthday
21, 1948
Birthplace
Lebanon
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
21, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Lebanon

About

This Lebanese Independent politician served as his country's president from 2008 until 2014. Prior to beginning his political career, he spent a decade commanding the Lebanese Armed Forces.

Before Fame

He joined the Lebanese military at the age of nineteen and subsequently earned a bachelor's degree in politics from the Lebanese University.

Trivia

During his time in the Lebanese Army, he played a key role in fighting the Fatah al-Islam terrorist group.

Family Life

He and his wife, Wafaa Suleiman, welcomed three children between 1975 and 1983. Their oldest daughter, Rita, became a dentist, and their two younger children, Lara and Charbel, had careers in architecture and medicine, respectively.

Associated With

He and one-time Prime Minister Rafic Hariri both had prominent careers in Lebanese politics.