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Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi



Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi
  • Born in Cairo Nov. 19, 1954
  • Graduated from Cairo's Military Academy in 1977
  • Trained at the U.S. War College in Pennsylvania 2006
  • Headed military intelligence under Hosni Mubarak
  • Appointed army chief and defense minister by Mohamed Morsi in 2012
  • Ousted Morsi on July 3, 2013
  • Promoted to field marshal in January 2014
  • Resigned from military in March 2014 to run for president
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