Syria: Heads of State: 1961-2016

Ra’īs al-Wuzarā’
29 Sep 1961 - 20 Nov 1961 Ma’mūn Shafiq al-Kuzbarī (x)
20 Nov 1961 - 14 Dec 1961 ‘Izzat al-Nuṣṣ [1]
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
14 Dec 1961 - 8 Mar 1963 Nāẓim al-Qudsī
Ra’īs Majlis al-Waṭanī li-Qiyādat al-Thawra
9 Mar 1963 - 27 Jul 1963 Lu’ayy bin Aḥmad Sāmī al-Atāsī
27 Jul 1963 - 13 May 1964 Muḥammad Amīn al-Ḥāfiẓ
Ra’īs Majlis Ri’āsat al-Jumhūriyya
13 May 1964 - 23 Feb 1966 Muḥammad Amīn al-Ḥāfiẓ (x)
Ra’īs al-Dawla
23 Feb 1966 - 18 Nov 1970 Aḥmad Nūr al-Dīn bin Muḥammad ‘Alī al-Atāsī
18 Nov 1970 - 22 Feb 1971 Sayyid Aḥmad al-Ḥasan al-Khaṭīb
Ra’īs al-Wuzarā’ (ex officio)
22 Feb 1971 - 14 Mar 1971 Abū Sulaymān Ḥāfiẓ ‘Alī Sulaymān al-Asad
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
14 Mar 1971 - 10 Jun 2000 Abū Sulaymān Ḥāfiẓ ‘Alī Sulaymān al-Asad (x)
Nā’ib al-Awwal al-Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya (ex officio)
10 Jun 2000 - 17 Jul 2000 ‘Abd al-Ḥalīm Sa‘īd Khaddām
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya
17 Jul 2000 - Bashshār Ḥāfiẓ ‘Alī al-Asad

[1] From 5 Dec 1961 pending the installation of a Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya.
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