Event: The General Syrian National Congress Proclaims the Independence of Syria

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The Congress proclaims (8 March) the Arab Syrian Kingdom (that includes the territories of Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Transjordan) with Prince Faisal as king. Palestinian members of the Congress, who met on 27 February, refused to consider "Southern Syria (Palestine) as not part of Syria".


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1920/2/27 - 1920/3/8
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1920/02/27 to 1920/03/08
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