Wafaa Sleiman

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Wafaa Sleiman
Michel Sleiman with Obamas.jpg
First Lady of Lebanon
In role
25 May 2008 – 25 May 2014
President Michel Suleiman
Preceded by Andrée Lahoud
Succeeded by Lama Salam (Acting)
Personal details
Born Wafaa Sleiman
(1952-06-20) 20 June 1952 (age 65)
Amsheet, Lebanon
Spouse(s) Michel Suleiman

Wafaa Sleiman (born 20 June 1952) is the former First Lady of Lebanon (2008–2014), the wife of President Michel Suleiman.

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Wafaa Sleiman was born in Amsheet, Lebanon, on 20 June 1952.[1] She obtained a bachelor of science degree in Teaching and Education from the Teachers Training College in 1970. Then she obtained a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the Lebanese University in 1973.[1] She is married Michel Suleiman in the same year. They have three children: Rita (born in 1975), Lara (born in 1978) and Charbel (born in 1983).[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Biography". Presidency of the Republic of Lebanon. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 

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