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Gemayel, Pierre

Line breaks: Pierre Ge|mayel
Pronunciation: /dʒəˈmʌɪəl

Definition of Gemayel, Pierre in English:

( 1905–84), Lebanese political leader. A Maronite Christian, he founded the right-wing Phalange Party in 1936 and served as a Member of Parliament 1960–84. His youngest son, Bashir (1947–82), was assassinated while President-elect; his eldest son, Amin (b.1942), served as President 1982-8.

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