Bassel al-Assad

Born Mar 23, 1962
Hometown Damascus
Died Jan 21, 1994
Death Place Damascus

Bassel al Assad was the eldest son of the former Syrian President Hafez Assad .

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1962 Birth Bassel Assad was born on 23 March 1962. … Read More


1987 25 Years Old He first emerged on the national scene in 1987, when he won several equestrian medals at a regional tournament. … Read More


1994 32 Years Old On 21 January 1994, driving his Mercedes at high speed through fog to Damascus International Airport for a flight to Germany in the early hours of the morning, Bassel is said to have collided with a motorway roundabout without wearing a seatbelt, and he died instantly. … Read More
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