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Damascus, Ottoman Empire
|Died||24 July 1995
|Occupation||Secretary-general of the Syrian Communist Party
Member of the Parliament of Syria
Khalid Bakdash (1912–1995; occasionally spelled Khalid Bagdash or Khaled Bekdache, Arabic: خالد بكداش) was the leader of the Syrian Communist Party (SCP) from 1936 until his death. In 1954 Bakdash became the first member of a communist party to be elected to an Arab parliament. He has since been called the "dean of Arab communism."
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