Anisa Makhlouf Death
Anisa passed away on February 6, 2016 at the age of 86 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
When did Anisa Makhlouf die?February 6, 2016
How old was Anisa Makhlouf when died?86
Where did Anisa Makhlouf die? What was the location of death?Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Anisa Makhlouf Birthday and Date of Death
Anisa Makhlouf was born in 1930 and died on February 6, 2016. Anisa was 86 years old at the time of death.
Date of Death: February 6, 2016
Age at Death: 86
Anisa Makhlouf - Biography
Anisa Makhlouf, sometimes spelled Aniseh Makhlouf, (1930 – February 6, 2016) was the Syrian matriarch of the Al-Assad family, which has ruled the country since 1971. The wife of the late President Hafez al-Assad, Makhlouf held the position of First Lady of Syria from 1971 until 2000. Her five children include Bashar al-Assad, the President of Syria since 2000. The Economist has described Makhlouf as "a formidable figure" within the Al-Assad and the Syrian regime. A highly influential member of the regime, she was one of the few people with whom Bashar al-Assad regularly consulted with during the Syrian Civil War. Makhlouf is believed to have advocated for a heavy, military crackdown on Syrian protesters and rebels during the ongoing Civil War.