Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir

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Birthday
15, 1920
Birthplace
Lebanon
Death Date
May 12, 2019 (98)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1920
Birthplace
Lebanon
Death Date
May 12, 2019 (98)

About

Former leader of Lebanon's largest Christian body, the Maronite Church, who served as patriarch emeritus from 1986 to 2011.

Before Fame

He obtained degrees in philosophy and theology from Saint Joseph's University in Beirut in 1950.

Trivia

He supported the Taif Agreement in 1989 that ended the Lebanese Civil War.

Family Life

He was raised by his parents in Beirut.

Associated With

He was elevated to the cardinalate by Pope John Paul II in 1994.

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