Hafez al-Assad

Hafez al-Assad bio

Birth Name: Hafez al-Assad

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Syria

Date Of Birth: October 6, 1930

Date Of Death: June 10, 2000

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Syrian

Hafez al-Assad was born on the 6th of October, 1930. He was best known for being a Politician. Syrian Ba’ath politician who served as Prime Minister of Syria from 1970 to 1971 and President of Syria from 1971 to 2000. He seized power in 1970.

Hafez al-Assad was born in Syria. He was involved in the 1963 Syrian coup which brought the Ba’ath party to power and a second coup in 1966 during which he was named Defense Minister. He did much work toward deradicalizing the Ba’ath party when he took power by easing restrictions on civilians and encouraging growth in the private sector.

Hafez al-Assad was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Hafez al-Assad was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Hafez al-Assad is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Hafez al-Assad’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hafez al-Assad’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Hafez al-Assad kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Hafez al-Assad was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hafez al-Assad
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Hafez al-Assad was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Hafez al-Assad was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Hafez al-Assad had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Hafez al-Assad’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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