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Gamal Abdel Nasser

Political Leader of Egypt
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Net worth 2018: $1.7 Million
Industry: Presidents
Residence: Alexandria
Country: Egyptian
BirthDay: 15 January 1918
Sigh: Aquarius
Died On: September 28, 1970
Education: Nahhasin elementary school
BIOGRAPHY

Gamal Abdel Nasser was bornon 15 January 1918 in Alexandria, Egyptian, is Political Leader of Egypt. Gamal Abdel Naseer was one of the foremost rulers of Egypt who served as the second President of the country from 1956 until his death in 1970. All through his life, he retained important position in the military and in the political scene of Egypt. He was solely responsible for the overthrowing of the monarchy and the establishment of the new government. Though he is often quoted as a controversial leader for his radical leadership policies and wars with Israel, he nevertheless is acclaimed for quite a many things within Egypt and the Arab world including anti-imperialist efforts, assertion of social justice, Arab unity, modernization policy and nationalization of the Suez Canal. Furthermore, major socialist measures, economic and industrial growth in Egypt also occurred during his Presidency. While his popularity was relatively scarce initially, it was the victory over the Suez Canal issue and the subsequent retaliation of the British, French and Israeli forces that provided a strong boost to his political standing. In 1958, he formed United Arab Republic with Syria which lasted until 1961. Till date, he remains to be an iconic figure in the Arab world. To know in details about his life and profile, a further reading of the article would be of help.

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1970

In 1970, under the US sponsored Roger Plan, the Israeli forces finally retreated

1967

The Egyptian-Israeli war of 1967, popularly called Six Day War, led to the destruction of the Egyptian air force and the evacuation of the Egyptian army from the Suez Canal

1965

In 1965, he was re-elected for a second term as the President, as he was the only candidate

1962

In 1962, with an aim to adopt socialism, he introduced the National Charter and a new constitution, which highlighted on universal health care, affordable housing, vocational schools, greater women's rights, a family planning program, as well as widening the Suez Canal

1957

By March 1957, all the forces retreated and the prisoners of war were relieved

1956

On October 29, 1956, the Israeli Army invaded Egypt

1953

In 1953, following opposition from Naguib, he deposed the latter of the duties and put him under house arrest, while himself emerged as the Prime Minister and RCC Chairman

1952

This Egyptian politician and revolutionary leader not only overthrew the monarchy in 1952 but assumed the highest chair of the President of the country in 1956 serving until 1970

1948

His first battlefield experience was during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War in Palestine

1938

After completing his education, he enrolled at the Royal Military Academy graduating from the same in 1938 as a second lieutenant

1936

He also strongly voiced his opinion against the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1936, which found support by Egypt's political forces

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