Anwar al-Sadat (1918-1981) The third president of Egypt

He was born in Meit Abul Kom village in Menoufeya Govornorate.
He was graduated from the Military Academy in 1938 and was appointed in the Signal Corps.
When the revolution took place, he was assigned to take over the Radio and TV networks and announce the outbreak of the revolution to the Egyptian people.
He was appointed Minister of State in 1954 and then Secretary to the National Union in 1959.
He was elected the Speaker of the People’s Assembly from 1960 to 1968.
He was appointed Vice-President of the Republic and a member of the Presidential Council in 1964.
He was elected in the higher executive committee of the Arab Socialist Union (ASU) and as secretariat of the National Political Committee in September 1986.
He was reappointed Vice-President of the Republic in December 1969.
He was elected President of the Republic in October 1970 after the death of Gamal Abd El-Nasser and was reelected in October 1976.
He led and planned the 1973 war and the crossing of the Suez Canal which resulted in the victory of the Egyptian army.
He led the peace process to re-obtain Sinai.
He wrote various books: “The Full Story of the Revolution”, “Unknown Pages of the Revolution”, “Son, This Is Your Uncle Gamal”, “In Search of Identity”.
He was assassinated by a group of fundamentalists on October 6, 1981.
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