Muhammad Baydoun was a moderate Lebanese politician who served as a member of the Lebanese parliament from 1992 until 2005.
He also served as minister of power and energy as recently as 2005. He participated in many rallies organized by the 14 March coalition.
Beirut-born Baydoun was raised in a Shiite family and was born on February 5, 1952, in Bachoura. His ancestors hail from Bint Jbeil, a town in Lebanon’s South.
Lebanese University awarded Baydoun a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Lyon’s Claude Bernard University.
From 1976 to 1988, Baydoun was a mathematics professor at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. As a member of the Amal Movement in 1980, he rose to the position of a senior officer.
In 1982, he became a member of Amal’s political bureau, and on October 14, 1998, he was designated its president. In addition, Baydoun served as president of Amal’s council in the south for a short period of time (1985-1991).
After being designated deputy from Amal in 1991, he was elected in the 1992 and 1996 general elections to represent Tyre, South Lebanon, as a Shi’ite.
And he was elected in the general election of 2000, beating out Hezbollah candidates in the popular vote.
Muhammad Baydoun Cause Of Death: How Did Muhammad Baydoun Die?
The late Muhammad Baydoun died on 17 May 2022 due to an undisclosed illness.