Died former head of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak

according to the newspaper el-Watan, the former head of the state has long struggled with the disease.

Recall that in late January he had a tumor removed in my stomach, and then put in the ICU. Media wrote that the condition of former Egyptian leader gradually improved.

Hosni Mubarak was born on 4 may 1928 in the village of Kafr El-Musalaha in the Nile Delta, in the family of a judicial officer who later became inspector of the Ministry of justice. In 1949, Mubarak graduated from the military school in Cairo, after which he was accepted into the air force Academy Egypt in Belbase as one of the best graduates. In addition, from 1959 to 1965, the future President was educated in the USSR, where he learned to speak Russian and have mastered the controls of the bombers Il-28 and Tu-16.

Subsequently, Mubarak took part in the six-day Arab-Israeli war 1967, the war of attrition with Israel, and the Yom Kippur war, during which he received the highest award of the Egypt – “Star of Sinai” and the title of General of the army. After that, he became Marshal of the air force, and a year as Vice President.

the presidency Mubarak took in 1981, after the attack killed the country’s then President Anwar Sadat. In power, Mubarak has spent 30 years in which considerably strengthened the position of Egypt on international scene, and also took a number of decisions in the framework of liberalization of public life and the economy. His resignation was forced to resign in February 2011 during demonstrations of the “Arab spring”. Almost immediately after that, the now former head of state was arrested on charges of corruption and deaths of protesters. He was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment, but in 2017 justified. A total of Mubarak had been imprisoned for about six years.