Harut Sassounian
Harut Sassounian (born 1950, Aleppo, Syria) is an Armenian-American writer, public activist and publisher of The California Courier which is known for Sassounian's weekly opinion column. He served for...
Michael Ansara
Michael George Ansara (April 15, 1922 – July 31, 2013) was a Syrian-born American stage, screen, and voice actor who portrayed Cochise in the American television series Broken Arrow, Kane in the ...
Fawwaz T. Ulaby
Fawwaz T. Ulaby (Arabic: فواز علبي‎) is Arthur Thurnau Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and formerly the Founding Provost a...
Paul Baghdadlian
Paul Baghdadlian (Armenian Փոլ Բաղդադլյան , Western Armenian: Փօլ Պաղտատլեան) (July 10, 1953 – June 28, 2011) was often known simply as Paul, was a Syrian and American Armenian singer, songwriter, mus...
Charles A. Agemian
Charles A. Agemian (July 22, 1909 Aleppo, Syria – March 30, 1996, Neptune City, New Jersey) was a nationally known Armenian-American banker who took early retirement from Chase Manhattan Bank, where h...
Charla Baklayan Faddoul
Charla Baklayan Faddoul is a reality television participant who appeared on The Amazing Race 5 and The Amazing Race: All-Stars television shows. Charla was born with achondroplasia, the most common fo...
Yasser Seirawan
Yasser Seirawan (Arabic: ياسر سيروان‎; born March 24, 1960) is a chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion. He was winner of the World Junior Chess Championship in 1979. Seirawa...
Michael Heart
Michael Heart (born Annas Allaf, Arabic: أنس علاف‎) is a Syrian American singer-songwriter, recording artist, guitarist and audio engineer based in Los Angeles, CA. He was born in Syria and ...
Salha "Mama" Bobo
Salha "Mama" Bobo (1907–2001) was a Syrian-American Jewish businesswoman, philanthropist, and matriarch of the Bobo family, based in Tampa, Florida.Born in the 1900s (decade) in Aleppo, Ottoman Syria,...
Enaam Arnaout
Enaam M. Arnaout (Kunya: Abu Mahmoud) is a Syrian American who pleaded guilty to using charitable donations to support fighters in Bosnia without informing the donors of this, during his tenure as a d...
Albert A. Boyajian
Albert A. Boyajian (born June 4, 1940, Aleppo, Syria) is an American business leader and activist for Armenian causes.He is the founder and Chairman of the Armenian American Political Action Committee...
Joseph Tawil
Archbishop Joseph Tawil (December 25, 1913 - February 17, 1999) was the Melkite Greek Catholic eparch for the United States, teacher and theologian. He is remembered for his participation in the Secon...
Tony Rezko
Antoin "Tony" Rezko (born 1955) is an American businessman. He was a fundraiser for Illinois Democratic and Republican politicians. After becoming a major contributor to Rod Blagojevich's successful ...
Salom Rizk
Salom Rizk (a.k.a. Sam Risk, born 15 December 1908 in Ottoman Syria, died 22 October 1973 in Silver Spring, Maryland) was a Syrian-American author, best known for his 1943 immigrant autobiography, Syr...
Karnig Sarkissian
Karnig Sarkissian (Armenian: Գառնիկ Սարգիսեան) is a popular Armenian singer born in Aleppo, Syria and a naturalized American citizen. He is well known for his Armenian patriotic songs throughout t...
Nadia Hijab
Nadia Hijab is a Palestinian political analyst, author and journalist who comments frequently on human rights and the Middle East, and the situation of the Palestinians in particular.
Hijab was bo...
Sammy Merza
Sammy Merza (born August 10, 1976 in Damascus, Syria) is an Assyrian American retired professional boxer from Chicago, Illinois.He started boxing at the age of 10 and competed his first professional f...
Mohja Kahf
Mohja Kahf (born 1967, Damascus, Syria) is an Arab-American poet and author.
Kahf moved to the United States in 1971. Her family has been involved in Syrian opposition politics, a theme reflected...
Juliana Jendo
Juliana Jendo (Syriac: ܓܘܠܝܢܐ ܓܢܕܐ) is a singer.
Jack M. Sasson
Jack M. Sasson currently serves as Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible at Vanderbilt Divinity School and as a Professor of Classics at Vanderbilt University. His research f...
Malek Jandali
Malek Jandali (Arabic: مالك جندلي‎, mālik jandalī) (born 1972) is a Syrian - American composer and pianist. He has performed music based on the Hurrian songs, which are inscribed on clay ta...
Pailadzo Captanian
Pailadzo Captanian was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide and an author. She is also credited with inspiring the creation of Rice-A-Roni which is based on her own recipe of Armenian pilaf. During the...
Sarkis Soghanalian
Sarkis Garabet Soghanalian (Armenian: Սարգիս Սողանալեան; February 6, 1929 – October 5, 2011), nicknamed Merchant of Death, was an international private arms dealer who gained fame for being the "C...
Samuel Der-Yeghiayan
Samuel Der-Yeghiayan (born February 16, 1952) is a United States federal judge for the Northern District of Illinois. Confirmed in 2003, he is noteworthy for being the first Armenian immigrant federal...
Muhammad bin Yahya al-Ninowy
Muhammad ibn Yahya ibn Muhammad ibn Sa’id ibn Muhammad ibn Ali Al-Ninowy (born 1966) is a Syrian-born American Islamic scholar and Imam of Iraqi descent.
Al-Ninowy was born in Aleppo, Syria. He is...