Atef Ebeid

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Atef Ebeid
عاطف محمد عبيد
47th Prime Minister of Egypt
In office
5 October 1999 – 14 July 2004
PresidentHosni Mubarak
Preceded byKamal Ganzouri
Succeeded byAhmed Nazif
Personal details
Born(1932-04-14)14 April 1932
Tanta, Egypt
Died12 September 2014(2014-09-12) (aged 82)
Political partyNational Democratic Party (Egypt)
Alma materCairo University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Atef Muhammad Ebeid (Arabic: عاطف محمد عبيد{{IPA-arz|ˈʕɑːtˤef mæˈħæmmæd ʕeˈbeːd|IPA}}; 14 April 1932 – 12 September 2014) was an Egyptian politician. He was a member of the National Democratic Party. He served as the Prime Minister of Egypt from 5 October 1999 until 14 July 2004. Ahmed Nazif became PM after Atef Ebeid. He was sentenced to ten years in jail on 1 March 2012 for squandering public funds. He was acquitted in January 2013.

Ebeid was born in Tanta, Gharbiya Governorate to a Muslim family. He went to Cairo University and later became a teacher there.

Ebeid died on 12 September 2014 in Cairo, aged 82.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former Egypt PM Atef Obeid dies at 82". Ahram Online. 12 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Kamal Ganzouri
Prime Minister of Egypt
1999 – 2004
Ahmed Nazif