Prime Minister Rida Pasha al-Rikabi (1864-1943)

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Prime Minister Rida Pasha al-Rikabi, the first post-Ottoman Prime Minister of Syria. He served as Faysal's Prime Minister from 1918 to 1920, then went on to become the first prime minister of Jordan in 1921. He nominated himself for president in Syria in 1932 but lost the elections.