Charles Debbas

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Charles Debbas
شارل دباس
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1st President of Lebanon before independence.
In office
1 September 1926 – 2 January 1934
Succeeded by Antoine Privat-Aubouard (acting)
Personal details
Born 16 April 1885
Died 1935 (at 50)
Religion Greek Orthodox
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Charles Debbas (Arabic: شارل دباس‎) (16 April 1885 - 1935) was a Greek Orthodox Lebanese political figure. He was the first President of Lebanon and served from September 1, 1926 till January 2, 1934, under the French Mandate of Lebanon. He also served as speaker of the Lebanese Parliament from January 30 to October 31, 1934.[citation needed]

Preceded by
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President of Lebanon
September 1, 1926-January 2, 1934
Succeeded by
Antoine Privat-Aubouard (acting)