The Azma family of Damascus in 1945

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Image Source: Bashar al-Azma Archive


Front row (seated) from left to right: Mahmud al-Azma (third: lawyer born in 1938) - Bashar al-Azma (eighth: scientist, born in 1941) - Fawaz al-Azma (ninth: professor of agronomy born in 1942).

Third row (seated) from left to right: Izzat al-Azma (5th: retired officer from the Ottoman Army) - Housn al-Azma (6th: dean of the Azma family and father of Prime Minister Bashir al-Azma) - Malak al-Azma (7th: banker and father of Islamic Studies Professor Aziz al-Azma).

Fourth row (standing) from left to right: Prime Minister Bashir al-Azma (3rd) and his brother Rida al-Azma (9th: a lawyer and a judge). 

Sixth row (standing) from left to right: Ihsan al-Azma (fifth: cousin of the Prime Minister and both a businessman and an industrialist