Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987

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Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator.

From the description of Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1930-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982032

Lebanese diplomat; president, United Nations General Assembly, 1958-1959.

From the description of The United Nations as an ideological battleground : typescript, 1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122572515

Biographical Note

  • 1906, Feb. 11: Born, Bitirram, Lebanon
  • 1927: B.A., American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1927 - 1929 : Instructor in mathematics and physics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1929 - 1930 : Employed, Al Hilal Publishing House, Cairo, Egypt
  • 1930 - 1932 : Laboratory technician, Rockefeller Foundation study of subtropical diseases, Cairo, Egypt
  • 1934: M.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1935 - 1936 : Harvard University Sheldon Traveling Fellow in Philosophy, Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • 1937: Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1937 - 1939 : Instructor, Philosophy Department, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1939 - 1943 : Adjunct professor and department head, Philosophy Department, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1941: Married Eva Badr
  • 1943 - 1945 : Associate professor and department head, Philosophy Department, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1945: Delegate, United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1945 - 1955 : Minister (1945-1953) and ambassador (1953-1955) to the United States
  • 1946 - 1959 : Delegate, United Nations
  • 1947 - 1948 : Member, United Nations Human Rights Commission, Human Rights Declaration drafting committee
  • 1946 - 1955 : Minister to Cuba
  • 1947 - 1948 : Minister-designate to Venezuela
  • 1950: Published War and Peace, A Statement Made Before the Political Committee of the General Assembly, November 23, 1949 (New York: National Committee for Free Europe. 42 pp.)
  • 1951: Chairman of Lebanese delegation, Conference for the Conclusion and Signing of the Treaty of Peace with Japan, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1952: Published Human Rights in the United Nations (New York: Department of Public Information. 22 pp.)
  • 1955: Delegate, Asian-African Conference, Bangdung, Indonesia Lebanese representative, tenth anniversary of the signing of the United Nations charter, San Francisco, Calif. Published The Problem of Coexistence (Evanston: Northwestern University. 35 pp.)
  • 1955 - 1956 : Dean of graduate studies and professor of philosophy, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1956 - 1957 : Minister of National Education and Fine Arts, Lebanon
  • 1956 - 1958 : Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lebanon
  • 1957: Elected member of Parliament, al-Koura district, Lebanon
  • 1958 - 1959 : President, thirteenth session, United Nations General Assembly
  • 1960: Visiting professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire Visiting professor, Harvard University Summer School, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1961 - 1962 : Visiting professor, American University, Washington D.C.
  • 1962: Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Published Christ in Crisis (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 101 pp.)
  • 1963: Published Man in the Struggle for Peace (New York: Harper & Row. 242 pp.)
  • 1967 - 1972 : President, World Council of Christian Education
  • 1969: Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.
  • 1972: Edited God and Man in Contemporary Christian Thought (Beirut: American University of Beirut. 147 pp.) Edited God and Man in Contemporary Islamic Thought (Beirut: American University of Beirut. 207 pp.)
  • 1974: Published The Wonder of Being (Waco: World Books. 150 pp.)
  • 1976: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Founded, with Camille Chamoun, Pierre Gemayel, and others, the Front of Freedom and Man in Lebanon
  • 1987, Dec. 28: Died, Beirut, Lebanon

From the guide to the Charles Habib Malik Papers, 1888-1994, (bulk 1930-1982), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

Lebanese diplomat; president, United Nations General Assembly, 1958-1959.

From the guide to the Charles Habib Malik typescript : The United Nations as an ideological battleground, 1971, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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referencedIn Harvard Law School Forums Records Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Cairns, Huntington, 1904-1985. Papers of Huntington Cairns, 1780-1984 (bulk 1925-1984). Library of Congress
referencedIn Academy of Political Science letters, 1923-1970 Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: General [2 of 3]. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, accompanied by a copy of a memo to the Department of State
referencedIn Huntington Cairns Papers, 1780-1984, (bulk 1925-1984) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. Letters : to Ralph E. Ellsworth and Earl E. Harper. Washington, DC. 1951-1954. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Billy Graham Center. Records of Billy Graham Center, 1919-2007. Billy Graham Center Archives, BGC Archives
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest. William Ernest Hocking Papers. 1860-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn World Jewish Congress Records, 1918-1982 (bulk 1940-1980) The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Charles Habib Malik Papers, 1888-1994, (bulk 1930-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Robert Watts Hudgens Papers, 1925-1973 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Harvard University. Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits. ca.1852-ca.2004. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. Remarks / Charles Malik. State Library of Massachusetts
creatorOf Charles Habib Malik typescript : The United Nations as an ideological battleground, 1971 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1930-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Academy of Political Science letters, 1923-1970. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn John Foster Dulles oral history collection, 1964-1967 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
creatorOf Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. The United Nations as an ideological battleground : typescript, 1971. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Malik, Charles Habib, 1906-1987. A time of tension : address / by Charles H. Malik at the 123rd Commencement Exercises of Mount Holyoke College, delivered in Kendall Hall on Sunday afternoon, June 5, 1960. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Personal Files. 1945 - 1953. Roosevelt, Eleanor: United Nations Organization. 1945 - 1953. Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, accompanied by a memo
referencedIn Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925-. Ogden Rogers Reid papers, 1925-1982 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Records of the Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State. 1788 - 1991. Records Pertaining to the Lebanese Crisis of 1958
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correspondedWith Baroody, William J., 1916-1980 person
correspondedWith Bashir, Antony, 1898-1966 person
correspondedWith Bashīr, Anṭūniyūs person
associatedWith Billy Graham Center corporateBody
correspondedWith Bustani, Emile, d. 1963 person
correspondedWith Cairns, Huntington, 1904-1985. person
associatedWith Campus Crusade for Christ International. corporateBody
correspondedWith Chamoun, Camille, 1900-1987 person
associatedWith Conference on the United Nations at 25 : Performance and Prospects (1971 : Hoover Institution) corporateBody
associatedWith Ellsworth, Ralph E. (Ralph Eugene), 1907-2000, person
correspondedWith Hakim, George, 1913- person
associatedWith Harper, Earl E., person
correspondedWith Harper, Ralph, 1915- person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976. person
associatedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. person
associatedWith Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith Hudgens, Robert Watts, 1896-1973 person
correspondedWith Jumayyil, Bīyār, 1905- person
correspondedWith Khayr, Nicola person
correspondedWith Khūrī, Bishārah Khalīl, 1890-1964 person
correspondedWith Knipp, Julian K. (Julian Knause), 1910-1990 person
correspondedWith Lawrence, Frederic C. person
correspondedWith Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 person
correspondedWith Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967 person
associatedWith Malik family. family
associatedWith Malik family. family
associatedWith Malik, Habib. person
associatedWith Malik, Habib. Habib Malik papers. person
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associatedWith Mount Holyoke College corporateBody
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correspondedWith Pharon, Henri person
associatedWith Reid, Ogden R. (Ogden Rogers), 1925- person
correspondedWith Rockefeller, David, 1915- person
correspondedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
correspondedWith Schomer, Howard, 1915- person
associatedWith Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Shakhashiri, Zekin person
correspondedWith Shammas, Shukri Hanna person
correspondedWith Shuster, George Nauman, 1894- person
correspondedWith Stephanou, Evangelos person
correspondedWith Tannous, Afif I., 1905-1998 person
correspondedWith Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981 person
associatedWith Turkey. Ordu. corporateBody
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associatedWith United Nations. Security Council. corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Freiburg im Breisgau corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Freiburg im Breisgau corporateBody
associatedWith Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. person
associatedWith World Council of Christian Education and Sunday School Association. corporateBody
associatedWith World Council of Churches. corporateBody
associatedWith World Jewish Congress corporateBody
associatedWith Young Men's Christian Association (Cairo, Egypt) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Lebanon
Jerusalem
Lebanon
Egypt--Cairo
Palestine
Soviet Union
Middle East
Palestine
Soviet Union
Turkey
Middle East.
United States
Jerusalem
United States
Subject
Literature--Translations
Theology
World War, 1914-1918
Philosophy--Study and teaching
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care
Peace
Diplomatic and consular service, Lebanese--United States
Stress (Psychology)
Religion
Physicians
Physicians--Egypt--Cairo
Physicians--Lebanon
Communism
Diplomatic and consular service, Lebanese
Human rights
World War, 1914-1918 Turkey
World politics--1945-
Occupation
Philosophers
Diplomats
Educators
Statesmen
Function

Person

Birth 1906

Death 1987-12-28

Lebanese

Arabic,

English,

French,

German

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