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President Hafez al Assad

Full name: Hafez al-Assad
Gender: Male

Country: Syria (20th President)
1) March 12, 1971 to June 10, 2000

Succeeded by: Bashar al-Assad

Political Party: Ba\'ath Party
Other Political Titles: Prime Minister of Syria, Secretary of the Syrian Regional Command of the Arab Socialist Ba\'ath Party, Secretary General of the National Command of the Ba\'ath Party, Minister of Defense of Syria

Date of Birth: October 6, 1930
Birth Place: Qardaha, Alawite State, Syria

Date of Death: June 10, 2000
Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Education: Homs Military Academy