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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. Archived from the original on 21 October 2020. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Kamal Ganzouri
Prime Minister of Egypt
1999 – 2004
Ahmed Nazif