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List of legislative speakers of Lebanon

This is a list of speakers of the Parliament of Lebanon since the office was created in 1922.[1]

French Mandate (1920–1943) [ edit ]

Administrative Committee [ edit ]

The Administrative Committee was the first legislative body of Lebanon, established by the French Mandate in 1922, two years after founding the State of Greater Lebanon.

Speakership Speaker Political affilitation Election
1 4 October 1920

11 March 1922

Daoud Amoun 2.jpg Daoud Amoun Pro-France 1920

Representative Councils [ edit ]

In 1922, the Representative Council of Lebanon was announced, representing different sects and areas.

R.C. Speakership Speaker Political affilitation R.C.
1st 2 25 May 1922

15 October 1923

Habib Paşa Al-Sa'd.jpg Habib Assaad Pro-France 1st
1st 3 15 October 1923

21 October 1924

Naoum Labaki.jpg Naoum Labaki Pro-France
1st 4 21 October 1924

13 July 1925

Eddé Portrait.jpg Emile Edde Pro-France
2nd 5 13 July 1925

18 October 1927

Mousa Nammour.jpg Moussa Namour Pro-France 2nd

Senate [ edit ]

In 1926, the Senate of Lebanon was formed by the constitution, but abolished the next year.

Speakership Portrait Name Political affilitation
1 25 May 1926

6 October 1927

Muhammad Al Jisr.jpg Mohammed al-Jisr Pro-France

Parliaments [ edit ]

The Parliament was established in 1926 by the constitution, and was merged with the Senate in 1927.

Par. Speakership Portrait Name Party
1st (5) 19 October 1926

18 October 1927

Mousa Nammour.jpg Moussa Namour Pro-France
1st 6 18 October 1927

30 January 1934

Muhammad Al Jisr.jpg Mohammed Aljesr Pro-France
2nd
3rd 7 30 January 1934

10 November 1934

Charles Debbas portrait.jpg Charles Debbas Pro-France
3rd 8 10 November 1934

22 October 1935

Petro Trad (cropped).jpg Petro Trad Pro-France
3rd 9 22 October 1935

29 October 1937

Emir Khaled Chehab.jpg Khaled Chehab Pro-France
4th 10 29 October 1937

21 September 1939

Petro Trad (cropped).jpg Petro Trad Pro-France

Lebanese Republic (1943–present) [ edit ]

Independence [ edit ]

In 1943, the Lebanese Republic was established, marking the end of the French mandate for Lebanon.

Par. No. Term Speaker Political affilitation
5th 1 21 September 1943

22 October 1946

SabriHamadeh1 (cropped).jpg Sabri Hamadé Constitutional Bloc
5th 2 22 October 1946

9 June 1947

Habib abou shahla.jpg Habib Abou Chahla National Bloc
6th (1) 9 June 1947

5 June 1951

SabriHamadeh1 (cropped).jpg Sabri Hamadé Constitutional Bloc
7th 3 5 June 1951

13 August 1953

Ahmed al-Asaad 3 (cropped).jpg Ahmed Asaad Al-Asaadiyya
8th 4 13 August 1953

20 October 1959

Adel Osseiran 5.png Adel Osseiran Unaffilated
9th (1) 20 October 1959

8 May 1964

SabriHamadeh1 (cropped).jpg Sabri Hamadé Unaffilated
10th
11th 5 8 May 1964

20 October 1964

Kamel Asaad 2.jpg Kamel Asaad Al-Asaadiyya
11th (1) 20 October 1964

9 May 1968

SabriHamadeh1 (cropped).jpg Sabri Hamadé Unaffilated
12th (5) 9 May 1968

22 October 1968

Kamel Asaad 2.jpg Kamel Asaad Al-Asaadiyya
12th (1) 22 October 1968

20 October 1970

SabriHamadeh1 (cropped).jpg Sabri Hamadé Unaffilated

Civil War [ edit ]

In 1975, three years after the 1972 general election, the Lebanese Civil War. No new election was held until 1992. Every four years were considered a separate parliament.

Par. Speakership Speaker Political affiliation
12th (5) 20 October 1970

16 October 1984

Kamel Asaad 2.jpg Kamel Asaad Al-Asaadiyya
13th
14th
15th
16th 6 16 October 1984

20 October 1992

Husseini1 (cropped).jpg Hussein el-Husseini Unaffilated
17th

Taif Agreeement [ edit ]

Par. No. Term Speaker Political affiliation
18th 7 20 October 1992

Incumbent

Nabih Berri.jpg Nabih Berri Amal Movement
19th
20th
21st
22nd
23rd

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

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