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Rachid Solh
رشيد الصلح
Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
31 October 1974 – 15 May 1975
Preceded by Takieddine Solh
Succeeded by Nureddine Rifai
In office
13 May 1992 – 31 October 1992
Preceded by Omar Karami
Succeeded by Rafic Hariri
Personal details
Born (1926-01-01)January 1, 1926
Died June 27, 2014(2014-06-27) (aged 88)

Rachid Solh (1 January 1926 – 27 June 2014) was a Lebanese politician. He served as the Prime Minister. He was part of one of the most powerful Sunni Muslim families in the country.

Solh was elected as a member of the Lebanese Parliament for the first time in 1960. He was appointed prime minister by Presidentn Suleiman Franjieh in 1974.

Solh resigned from office on 15 May 1975, a few weeks after the start of the Lebanese Civil War.

He died on 27 June 2014, aged 88.


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