Samir Geagea — Early Life
Samir Geagea was born on October 25, 1952 in Ain al-Remaneh, a suburb of Beirut, to a family of modest means from the northern town of Bsharre. His father, Farid Geagea, was a warrant officer in the Lebanese Armed Forces, and his mother was a homemaker. Samir grew up with one sister, Nouhad, and one brother, Joseph, who is currently serving as the Interim Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the University of Maryland in the United States.
Samir Geagea completed his formal education in Ain al-Remaneh public schools, where his academic performance granted him acceptance at the American University of Beirut (AUB) Medical School and a scholarship from the Gebran Khalil Gebran Foundation.