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Jumayyil, Bashir Pierre (also Bashir Gemayel)

Born: 1947 AD
Died: 1982 AD, at 34 years of age.

Nationality: Lebanese
Categories: Politician


Bachir Gemayel is a Lebanese Maronite Christian politician.


1947 - Bachir Gemayel was born 10th of November in in Beirut, Lebanon.


Gemayel was educated at the Lebanese Modern Institute.


1962 - Gemayel joined the Kataeb party.


1971 - He completed his formal education at St. Joseph University in Beirut with a degree in Law.


         - Bachir Gemayel was appointed inspector in the para-military branch of the Kataeb party.


1972 - Gemayel joined the bar association and opened an office in West Beirut.


1973 - Bachir Gemayel also finished Political Science.


1974 - Gemayel founded the "BG squad", a Lebanese militia, to face the PLO.


1976 - Bachir Gemayel became president of the Kataeb Military Council and formed the Unified Lebanese Forces

to combat Syrian advances.


1978 - Gemayel led the "Hundred Days War" against Syrian forces.


1980 - Gemayel became a member of the Lebanese Front.


1981 - Bachir Gemayel led the unified Christian Lebanese militias in the Battle of Zahleh.


1982 - He became the president-elect of Lebanon.


         - Bachir Gemayel was assassinated in the 14th of September.





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