Aflaq, Michel

Born: 1910 AD
Died: 1989 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Syrian
Categories: Politician

1910 - He was born in Damascus.

1940 - He
founded the movement of  Ba'ath Party, together with Salah al-Din al-Bitar.

1949 - He
served as Syria's education minister for a short period.

1952 - He left Syria, escaping from the new regime.

1958 - He went on to play an important role in the achievement of the unity between Syria and Egypt.

1963 - He had little connection to the government that took power in Syria.

1989 - He died on the 23rd of June and was given a great funeral.
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