Abdel Rahman Swar al-Dahab

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Abdel Rahman Suwar al-Dahab (Abdel Rahman Swareldahab)
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5th President of the Sudan
In office
6 April 1985 – 6 May 1986
Preceded byGaafar Nimeiry
Succeeded byAhmad al-Mirghani
Personal details
Born1934
Al-Ubayyid, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
Died18 October 2018(2018-10-18) (aged 83–84)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Political partyMilitary
Military service
Branch/serviceSudanese Army
Years of service1958–1986
RankField Marshal
Battles/warsSecond Sudanese Civil War

Field Marshal Abdel Rahman Suwar al-Dahab (otherwise known as Suwar al-Dahab or al-Dahab; 1934 – 18 October 2018[1]) (Arabic: عبد الرحمن سوار الذهب‎) was the President of Sudan from 6 April 1985, to 6 May 1986.

He died on 18 October 2018 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aged 83.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ex-Sudan president Al-Dahab dies age 83". Middle East Monitor. 18 October 2018.
  2. "وفاة الرئيس السوداني الأسبق عبد الرحمن سوار الذهب في الرياض". rt.com (in Arabic). 18 October 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.