1941: Born in Bteghrine/Mount Liban in Lebanon. Grows up in an old-established farming family of Greek Orthodox faith.
1960: Graduates from an evening secondary school in Beirut/Lebanon, then works in the Lebanese film and television sector.
1964: Travels to the GDR to take up studies at a GDR university. Attends the Herder Institute of the Karl Marx University to prepare foreign students for studies in the GDR, Leipzig (until 1967).
1967: Enrols at the German Academy of Cinematography Potsdam-Babelsberg HFF (Hochschule für Filmkunst Potsdam-Babelsberg HFF), specialising in directing (until 1971).
1971: Graduates as a graduate director with an artistic diploma thesis with the documentary film "Über eine Art zu Leben [Workers' Theatre of the VEB Bandstahl-Kombinat Eisenhüttenstadt EKO in Eisenhüttenstadt]".
1972:Third leading actor in the later banned GDR-DEFA feature film "The Dove on the Roof" ("Die Taube auf dem Dach") directed by Iris Gusner.
1974: Begins academic aspirations at the HFF and the Humboldt University of Berlin (until 1977)
1977: Is awarded a doctorate from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Humboldt University in Berlin with a dissertation on the topic: "The Current Situation of the Media Film and Television in Lebanon: Their Organisation, Function and Task in the National Democratic Stage" (Die gegenwärtige Situation der Medien Film und Fernsehen im Libanon: Ihre Organisation, Funktion und Aufgabe in der nationaldemokratischen Etappe).
1977: Takes up freelance work as an interpreter and translator Arabic-German-Arabic, as a freelance director and photojournalist, and work in children's and youth work (until 2015).
1982: Leads project for the publication of the "Lehr- und Übungsbuch der Gebärden Gehörloser" in cooperation with the Central Board of the Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing of the GDR, 1981-1982
1983: Becomes a member of the Association of Film and Television Workers of the GDR (until 1989)
1990: Becomes a member of IG Medien/Vereinte Dienstleitungsgesellschaft ver.di/ Fachgruppe Journalismus (until 2017)
1992/1994: Is active in children's and youth film work in Berlin-Friedrichshain
1992: Becomes a member of the Verwertungsgesellschaft Bild-Kunst and a member of the Verein der ausländischen Presse in Deutschland e.V. (until 2016)
1998: Works mainly as a freelance photojournalist in Berlin, partly on assignment and mainly serially, focusing on "encounters with Arab and African politicians and diplomats, "situations and events in the fields of culture, business, industry, politics, science, medicine, music. Art and the world of fashion as well as on the topic of "integration" in Berlin.
2017: Dies in Berlin