Maarouf al-Dawalibi

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Maarouf al-Dawalibi
معروف الدواليبي
Prime Minister of Syria
In office
November 28 29 1951
Preceded by Zaki al-Khatib
Succeeded by Fawzi al-Silu
In office
December 22, 1961 March 28, 1962
Preceded by Izzat al-Nuss
Succeeded by Bashir al-Azma
Speaker of the Parliament of Syria
In office
June 23 September 30, 1951
Preceded by Nazim al-Kudsi
Succeeded by Rushdie Kikhia
Personal details
BornMarch 29, 1909
Aleppo, Syria
DiedAugust 15, 2004 (aged 95)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Political party People's Party and the Muslim Brotherhood

Maarouf al-Dawalibi (Arabic : معروف الدواليبي) (March 29, 1909 – August 15, 2004), [1] was a Syrian politician and was twice the prime minister of Syria. He was born in Aleppo, and held a Ph.D. in Law. He served as a minister of economy between 1949 and 1950, and was elected speaker of the parliament in 1951. He also served as minister of defense between 1954 and 1955. [2] After the Ba'ath party came to power in 1963, he was imprisoned and later exiled, serving as an adviser to several Saudi kings.

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Preceded by
Zaki al-Khatib
Prime Minister of Syria
November 28 - 29, 1951
Succeeded by
Fawzi al-Silu
Preceded by
Izzat al-Nuss
Prime Minister of Syria
December 22, 1961 - March 28, 1962
Succeeded by
Bashir al-Azma