Which famous people have you outlived?

Abdel Hakim Amer

Egyptian politician and general

Died when: 47 years 277 days (573 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


Abdel Hakim Amer

Mohamed Abdel Hakim Amer (Egyptian Arabic: محمد عبد الحكيم عامر, IPA: [mæˈħæmmæd ʕæbdelħæˈkiːm ˈʕæːmeɾ]; 11 December 1919 – 13 September 1967) was an Egyptian military officer and politician.

Amer served in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, and played a leading role in the military coup that overthrew King Farouk in 1952.

After leading Egyptian forces in the 1956 Suez war, he was appointed Minister for Defense by President Gamal Abdel Nasser and was Egyptian Vice President between 1958 to 1965.

Related People

Salah Salem
Egyptian politician
Abdel Hamid Badawi
Egyptian politician
Ahmed Hassanein
Egyptian politician
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License