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10 Celebrities You Forgot Were Lebanese

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If there’s something that 90% of Lebanese people possess, it’s pride. This is especially true when they find out that an internationally famous celebrity originates from Lebanon and it just so happens that said celebrity is their mother’s second ...... Read full article

Elie Chamas

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Married to Clair Becharra and has 4 children: Tony, Rita, Karim and Nabil. Back in Lebanon, he had an association with the Australian Embassy in Beirut providing services to it during the war.... Read full article

Her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir AC, Governor of New South Wales

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On 1 March 2001, Prof. Marie Bashir made history by being the first person of Lebanese background to be appointed New South Wales Governor - the highest executive position in the state. Prof. Bashir is the first ever female New South Wales Governor.... Read full article

Don’t Date A Successful Arab Woman

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My mentor once told me there’s nothing that scares an Arab man more than a successful Arab woman who doesn’t have to depend on him.... Read full article

Anthony Alexander Alam

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According to the Biographical Register of the New South Wales Parliament 1901-1970, Alexander Alam was born in Wallsend in 1896. He was the son of Joseph Alam and Mary Hashem who are described as being "storekeeper and Lebanese migrants".... Read full article

Joseph Hassib Harb

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Born in Barsa Al-Koura in 1921 and arrived in Melbourne Australia 1961. Since his arrival he committed his efforts to help his community and continues to do so until today. He is blessed with a wonderful voice that he used in the church choir.... Read full article

Dr Frank Monsour RFD

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Professor Francis Neville Thomas MONSOUR (RFD) was born of immigrant Lebanese parents - Joseph and Wooda MONSOUR - at BIGGENDENT (Queensland) on 25th May 1938.... Read full article

Lebanese Independence Day

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The Lebanese Independence Day, on November 22, 1943, is a national day celebrated in remembrance of the liberation from the French Mandate which was exercised over Lebanese soil for over 23 years.... Read full article

Jessica Kahawaty

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Jessica Michelle Kahawaty is a beauty pageant titleholder from Lebanon and Australia, and is currently the face of Maybelline Cosmetics in Asia and India. Jessica is currently finishing a combined degree of Bachelor of Laws and Business...... Read full article

Iconomos John Nicholas Shehadie

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Born in Lebanon in 1907 and arrived in Australia in 1923. He is the son of the first Antiochian Orthodox priest to arrive in Australia, the very Reverend Exarch Nicholas Shehadie.... Read full article

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