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Mohamed Naguib ( 1901 - 1984 )

Thursday، 17 December 2015 - 12:00 AM

Mohamed Naguib Youssef was born on February 20, 1901, Khartoum, Sudan. He was the eldest of nine children to an Egyptian father and a Sudanese mother. He lived with his father, an officer in the Egyptian army, till he obtained the secondary school certificate in 1917.
Graduated from Military college, Infantry, in 1921.

Obtained law degree in 1927, PH.D. in political economy in 1931.
Participated in fighting against German troops in 1943.
Participated in Palestine War 1948.
Injured in Palestine War.
Nominated as War Minister in El-Hilali government but the royal palace opposed this step.

Elected as chairman of Officers Club in July 1952.

Free Officers selected Mohamed Naguib to be July Revolution Commander . 
First President of the Republic following the outbreak of July 23 Revolution.
Formed the first government of revolution in September 1952.
Announced the Republic on June 18, 1953.  Passed away on August 28, 1984. 

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