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Salah Jadid
General Salah Jadid.jpg
Assistant Regional Secretary
of the Syrian Regional Branch
In office
August 1, 1965 – November 13, 1970
Regional SecretaryAmin al-Hafiz
Nureddin al-Atassi
Preceded byMuhammad az-Zubi
Succeeded byJaber Bajbouj
Chief of Staff of the Syrian Army
In office
November 11, 1963 – 1966
Preceded byZiad al-Hariri
Succeeded byAhmad Suwaydani
Member of the Regional Command
of the Syrian Regional Branch
In office
March 1966 – November 13, 1970
In office
February 1, 1964 – December 19, 1965
Personal details
Dweir Baabda, Latakia, Syria
DiedAugust 19, 1993(1993-08-19) (aged 66–67)
Damascus, Syria
Political partySyrian Regional Branch of the (first) Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (1947–1966) and then Syrian-dominated Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party

Salah Jadid (1926 – 19 August 1993, Arabic: صلاح جديد) was a Syrian general and ultra-left-wing political figure in the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party in Syria, and the country's de facto leader from 1966 until 1970, when he was ousted by Hafez al-Assad's Corrective Movement.[1]