Ex-President Shukri al-Quwatli visiting ex-Prime Minister Fares al-Khury at his deathbed in a Damascus hospital in 1961

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Prime Minister Fares al-Khury died on January 2, 1962 and was given, due to being an exceptional man, an exceptional funeral where he was hailed as a head of state. Standing behind Khury is his wife Asma and above him is his granddaughter Colette Khury