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Biographical Data :

Name :Fakhruddin II
Period :c1572 - 1635
Biographical detail : Ruled Lebanon from 1539 to 1633.

Fakhruddin united the Druze and Maronite districts and was known as the father of modern Lebanon. He was a Druze-Muslim and had the support of Christian minorities of northern Lebanon.

The Ottoman recognised his authority in 1607, but forced him into exile during 1614 -18. After his return he tried to dominate Syria, Palestine and Lebanon but the Ottomans captured and executed him in 1634.
 (Compiler : M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin)


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