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Category:Sursock family

العربية: سرسق هي إحدى عائلات بيروت الأرستقراطية التي تنتمي إلى طائفة الروم الأرثوذكس وارتبط اسمها بأبرز الأحداث اللبنانية منذ القرن التاسع عشر. وقد نجحت العائلة، بفضل ثروتها، في نسج علاقات وطيدة مع الحكام الأجانب، بدءا من السلطنة العثمانية ولاحقاً سلطنة الانتداب الفرنسي.
English: Sursock is a Greek Orthodox, Lebanese family and one of Beirut's aristocratic families. The Sursock family made their money as traders. The Sursocks were also landowners and for many decades Lebanon's leading business family, joining forces with the Otis Elevator Company to manufacture elevators. Rue Sursock in the Achrafieh district in Beirut is named after the family, which owned many palatial homes on the street, such as the Sursock House.

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