Bashar al-Assad
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Bashar al-Assad


: 11 September 1965


: Damascus, Syria


: 54 years old


: Virgo


  • President of Syria, holding the office since 17 July 2000
Real name: Bashar Hafez al-Assad


How tall is Bashar al-Assad? 189 cm / 6 ft 3 in
When was Bashar al-Assad born? 11 September 1965
How old is Bashar al-Assad in 2020? 54 years
Where was Bashar al-Assad born? Damascus, Syria
Zodiac sign: Virgo

Net worth 2020 (estimated)

How much does Bashar al-Assad worth? $550,000,000

Nationality: Syrian
Hair color: Brown
Eyes color: Brown

 Who is Bashar al-Assad? / Facts   

  • He is also commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces, General Secretary of the ruling Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and Regional Secretary of the party's branch in Syria
  • He is a son of Hafez al-Assad, who was President of Syria from 1971 to 2000
  • Born in Damascus, Assad graduated from the medical school of Damascus University in 1988, and started to work as a doctor in the army
  • Four years later, he attended postgraduate studies at the Western Eye Hospital in London, specialising in ophthalmology
  • In 1994, after his elder brother Bassel died in a car crash, Bashar was recalled to Syria to take over Bassel's role as heir apparent
  • He entered the military academy, taking charge of the Syrian occupation of Lebanon in 1998
  • On 10 July 2000, Assad was elected as President, s쳮ding his father, who died in office a month prior
  • In the 2000 and subsequent 2007 election, he received 99.7% and 97.6% of the votes, respectively, in elections where there were no opposing candidates
  • On 16 July 2014, Assad was sworn in for another seven-year term after taking 88.7% of votes in the first contested presidential election in Ba'athist Syria's history
  • The election was criticised by media outlets as "tightly controlled" and without independent election monitors, while an international delegation composed of officials from more than 30 countries (including Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, India, Iran, Iraq, Nicaragua, Russia, South Africa and Venezuela) issued a statement asserting that the election was "free, fair and transparent"

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