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