1- Bashir Gemayel, Lebanese president (September 01, 1982 – September 14, 1982). He was also the head of the Phalange Party (Al-Kataeb) and founder of its armed wing the Lebanese Forces. 

2- Charbel Qassis, head of the Maronite Monastic Order during the 1975-1990 Civil War

3- Charles Malek, Lebanese philosopher and diplomat. He was Lebanon’s first representative at the United Nations General Assembly. 

4- Camille Chamoun, Lebanese president (1952-1958)

5- Pierre Gemayel Founder of the Phalange Party and lawmaker

6- Palestinian president

7- Munir al-Maqdah, Fatah commander in the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp

8- Sultan Abu al-Aynayn, Fatah commander, currently resides in the Rashidiyyeh Palestinian refugee camp

9- Sunni Nasserite organization 

10- Nickname for late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat

11- Nickname for Ibrahim Qoleilat, head of Al-Murabitun

12- Imam Musa al-Sadr was an Iranian born philosopher and a prominent Shia’a religious leader who spent many years of his life in Lebanon as a religious and political leader.

13- Walid Jumblatt, Druze leader, head of the Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) and lawmaker

14- Kamal Jumblatt, father of Walid, prominent Druze leader, founder of the PSP, he was in 1977

15- Long-time head of Syria’s security apparatus in Lebanon (1982-2002)

16- Head of Syria’s security apparatus in Lebanon (2002-2005)

17- SSNP Founder

18- Mikhail Gorbachev, the last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the last head of state of the USSR, serving from 1985 until its collapse in 1991

19- Moammar al-Qaddafi, Libyan president 

20- Sudanese president (1969-1985)

21- Sudanese politician, head of the Sudanese Communist Party 

22- Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964

23- Lebanese journalist, he was among the first to expose corruption in Lebanon.

24- Member of the Lebanese Communist Party, he was kidnapped and kidnapped by Syrian intelligence Forces in the 1950s. The story says he was dissolved in acid.


Tent 9 is the last piece in the Tents series.

Number 9 symbolizes Dante’s Inferno in his Divine Comedy. Snapshots from the Lebanese Inferno are tackled herewith.

Jawad Adra