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Émile Lahoud
اميل لحود

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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 12 January 1936 (1936-01-12) (age 84)
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.

Honours

Foreign honours

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