Celebrities in Syrian Arab Republic

Ali al-Abdallah writer, human rights activist
Michel Aflaq philosopher, sociologist, nationalist
Moustapha Akkad film producer, director
Vatche Arslanian Canadian and International Red Cross
Hafez al-Assad former president
Bashar al-Assad president
Hashim al-Atassi nationalist, former president
Luai al-Atassi military leader, former president
Nureddin al-Atassi former president
Amai al-Atrash "Asmahan" singer
Farid al-Atrash composer, singer
Lilia al-Atrash actress
Sultan al-Atrash Syrian commander general
Bashir al-Azma former prime minister
Yasser al-Azma actor, screenwriter
Yusuf al-Azmah politician, military general
Aziz al-Azmeh educator, lecturer
Kinan Azmeh clarinetist
Aref Dalila educator, political activist
Eudoxius of Antioch bishop
Sabah Fakhri singer
Abu Nasr Muhammad al-Farabi philosopher
Mamoon al-Farkh voice actor
Amin al-Hafiz former president
Zid Abou Hamed athlete
Ibrahim Hananu French Mandate resistance hero
Iamblichus philosopher
Malek Jandali composer, pianist
John of Ephesus historian
Ahed Joughili weightlifter
Ghazi Kanaan politician
Abdul Halim Khaddam former vice president
Raed Khalil cartoonist
Michel Kilo writer, human rights activist
Bassam Kousa actor
Nazim al-Kudsi former president
Ahmed Muhammad Amin Kuftaro grand mufti
Duraid Lahham actor
Michael Madanly basketball player
Muhammad al-Maghut writer, poet
Adnan al-Malki army officer, politician
Samer al-Masry actor
Muhammad Mustafa Mero former prime minister
Assala Nasri singer
Abbas al-Noury actor
Paul of Aleppo clergyman, chronicler
Philip the Arab Roman emperor
Abu Khalil Qabbani playwright, composer
Nizar Tawfiq Qabbani poet, publisher
Shukri al-Quwatli former president
Emarat Rezk actress
Yasser Seirawan chess grandmaster
Nasser Al Shami Olympic medalist, boxer
Farouk al-Sharaa politician, diplomat
Yaser Shigan boxer
Adib Shishakli former president
Publilius Syrus writer
Ghada Shouaa Olympic medalist, heptathlete
Zakaria Tamer writer
Mustafa Tlass politician
Saadallah Wannous playwright
Muna Wassef actress
George Wassouf singer
Zenobia queen, led revolt against Roman Empire
Mahmoud Zuabi former prime minister
Constantin Zureiq historian, activist