Hamid al-Sharif


Age: 58


Summary: Lebanese U.N. official known for his humanitarian work in Tunisia and the Far East for many years who had served as president of Beirut's American-Arab Relations Association in 1997, but later had been appointed as head of the U.N. Transitional Administration at the U.S. embassy in East India since June 2000.



Cause of Death: Killed during an earthquake


Born: November 29, 1951


Died: November 12, 2000


Location: Kolkata, India