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Charles Hélou

Hélou, Charles (hĕlˈō) [key], 1911–2001, Lebanese political leader. After working as a newspaper publisher, he was appointed (1947) Lebanon's representative to the Vatican. He served (1954–55) as minister of justice and health in the government of Camille Chamoun. Hélou served as Lebanon's president from 1964 to 1970.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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