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Yusuf Zuayyin

Yusuf Zuayyin
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Zuayyin in June 1967
Prime Minister of Syria
In office
1 March 1966 – 29 October 1968
PresidentAmin al-Hafiz
Preceded bySalah al-Din al-Bitar
Succeeded byNureddin al-Atassi
In office
22 September 1965 – 21 December 1965
PresidentNureddin al-Atassi
Preceded byAmin al-Hafiz
Succeeded bySalah al-Din al-Bitar
Personal details
Born17 November 1931
Abu Kamal, Syria
Died10 January 2016 (aged 84)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partyBa'ath Party

Yusuf Zuayyin (Arabic: يوسف زعيّـن‎‎;17 November 1931 – 10 January 2016) was a Syrian politician. A member of the Ba'ath Party, he served as Prime Minister of Syria in 1965 and again from 1966 to 1968. He was born in Abu Kamal.

Zuayyin died after a long illness on 10 January 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. He was 84.[1][2]


  1. ^ "وفاة رئيس الوزراء السوري الأسبق يوسف الزعين في استوكهولم". (in Arabic). 11 January 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Dr. Yusuf Zu'ayyin from the city of Albu Kamal, a former prime minister of Syria, has passed away in Sweden". 11 January 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2016.