Hosni Mubarak, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Hosni Mubarak

4th president of Egypt

Date of Birth: 04-May-1928

Place of Birth: Kafr el-Muṣīlḥa, Egypt

Profession: military personnel, politician, aircraft pilot

Nationality: Egypt

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Hosni Mubarak

  • Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak (Arabic: ???? ???? ????? ??????, romanized: Mu?ammad ?usni as-Sayyid Mubarak, Egyptian Arabic: [mæ'hæmmæd 'hosni (?e)s'sæjjed mo'b????k]; born 4 May 1928) is a former Egyptian military and political leader who served as the fourth president of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. Before he entered politics, Mubarak was a career officer in the Egyptian Air Force.
  • He served as its commander from 1972 to 1975 and rose to the rank of air chief marshal in 1973.
  • Some time in the 1950s, he returned to the Air Force Academy as an instructor, remaining there until early 1959.
  • He assumed presidency after the assassination of Anwar Sadat.
  • Mubarak's presidency lasted almost thirty years, making him Egypt's longest-serving ruler since Muhammad Ali Pasha, who ruled the country from 1805 to 1848, a reign of 43 years.
  • Mubarak stepped down after 18 days of demonstrations during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.
  • On 11 February 2011, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced that Mubarak had resigned as president and transferred authority to the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces.On 13 April 2011, a prosecutor ordered Mubarak and both of his sons (Alaa and Gamal) to be detained for 15 days of questioning about allegations of corruption and abuse of power.
  • Mubarak was then ordered to stand trial on charges of negligence for failing to halt the killing of peaceful protesters during the revolution.
  • These trials began on 3 August 2011.
  • On 2 June 2012, an Egyptian court sentenced Mubarak to life imprisonment.
  • After sentencing, he was reported to have suffered a series of health crises.
  • On 13 January 2013, Egypt's Court of Cassation (the nation's high court of appeal) overturned Mubarak's sentence and ordered a retrial.
  • On retrial, Mubarak and his sons were convicted on 9 May 2015 of corruption and given prison sentences.
  • Mubarak was detained in a military hospital and his sons were freed 12 October 2015 by a Cairo court.
  • He was acquitted on 2 March 2017 by the Court of Cassation and released on 24 March 2017.

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