Syria: Heads of State: 1949-1958 - Archontology.org

Syria: Heads of State: 1949-1958

al-Qāʼid al-ʻĀmm lil-Jaysh wa-al-Qawwā al-Musallaḥa (القائد العام للجيش والقوى المسلحة) | Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces
30 Mar 1949 - 26 Jun 1949 Ḥusnī bin al-Shaykh Riḍā al-Za‘īm (حسني بن الشيخ رضا الزعيم)
Raʼīs al-Jumhūriyya al-Sūriyya (رئيس الجمهورية السورية) | President of the Syrian Republic
26 Jun 1949 - 14 Aug 1949 Ḥusnī bin al-Shaykh Riḍā al-Za‘īm (حسني بن الشيخ رضا الزعيم) (x)
al-Qāʼid al-ʻĀmm lil-Jaysh wa-al-Qawwā al-Musallaḥa (القائد العام للجيش والقوى المسلحة) | Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces
14 Aug 1949 - 15 Aug 1949 Muḥammad Sāmī Ḥilmī Ḥinnawī (محمد سامي حلمي حناوي)
Raʼīs Majlis al-Wuzarāʼ (رئيس مجلس الوزراء) | President of the Council of Ministers
15 Aug 1949 - 14 Dec 1949 Muḥammad Ḥāshim Beg bin Muḥammad Khālid al-Atāsī (محمد هاشم بك بن محمد خالد الأتاسي) (x) [1]
Raʼīs al-Dawla (رئيس الدولة) | Head of State
14 Dec 1949 - 5 Sep 1950 Muḥammad Ḥāshim Beg bin Muḥammad Khālid al-Atāsī (محمد هاشم بك بن محمد خالد الأتاسي) (x) [2]
Raʼīs al-Jumhūriyya al-Sūriyya (رئيس الجمهورية السورية) | President of the Syrian Republic
5 Sep 1950 - 2 Dec 1951 Muḥammad Ḥāshim Beg bin Muḥammad Khālid al-Atāsī (محمد هاشم بك بن محمد خالد الأتاسي) (x)
Ra’īs al-Arkān al-‘Āmma, Ra’īs al-Majlis al-‘Askariyy al-A‘lā (رئيس الأركان العامة ، رئيس المجلس العسكري الاعلى) | Chairman of the General Staff, President of the Supreme Military Council
2 Dec 1951 - 3 Dec 1951 Adīb bin al-Ḥasan al-Shīshaklī (أديب بن الحسن الشيشكلي)
Raʼīs al-Dawla (رئيس الدولة) | Head of State
3 Dec 1951 - 11 Jul 1953 Fawzī Silū (فوزي سلو)
Raʼīs al-Jumhūriyya (رئيس الجمهورية) | President of the Republic
11 Jul 1953 - 26 Feb 1954 Adīb bin al-Ḥasan al-Shīshaklī (أديب بن الحسن الشيشكلي) (x)
Ra’īs al-Majlis al-Nuwwāb (رئيس مجلس النواب) | President of the Chamber of Deputies (ex officio)
26 Feb 1954 - 28 Feb 1954 Ma’mūn bin Shafiq al-Kuzbarī (مأمون بن شفيق الكزبري)
Raʼīs al-Jumhūriyya (رئيس الجمهورية) | President of the Republic
28 Feb 1954 - 6 Sep 1955 Muḥammad Ḥāshim Beg bin Muḥammad Khālid al-Atāsī (محمد هاشم بك بن محمد خالد الأتاسي) (x)
6 Sep 1955 - 22 Feb 1958 Shukrī bin Maḥmūd al-Quwwatlī (شكري بن محمود القوتلي) (x)

[1] Appointed by a decree issued by the Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Armed Forces on 14 Aug 1949. The ceremony of transfer of executive authority was held in Damascus 15 Aug 1949.
[2] Elected by the Constituent Assembly on 14 Dec 1949 and began to exercise the functions of office before the swearing-in which was delayed and took place 7 Jan 1950.
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