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Émile Lahoud
اميل لحود
President of Lebanon
In office
24 November 1998 – 24 November 2007
Prime Minister Rafic Hariri
Selim Hoss
Rafic Hariri
Omar Karami
Najib Mikati
Fouad Siniora
Preceded by Elias Hrawi
Succeeded by Fouad Siniora (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1936-01-12) 12 January 1936 (age 86)
Baabdat, Greater Lebanon
Political party Independent
Alma mater Britannia Royal Naval College
Naval War College
Military service
Allegiance  Lebanon
Branch/service Lebanese Navy
Lebanese Army
Years of service 1956–1980 (Navy)
1980–1998 (Army)
Rank General
Commands Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces
Battles/wars Lebanese Civil War

Émile Jamil Lahoud (Arabic: اميل جميل لحود) (born 12 January 1936) is a Lebanese politician. He was President of Lebanon from 1998 to 2007.


Foreign honours

  •  Monaco : Grand Cross of the Order of Grimaldi (13 July 2001)
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