Aziz Sedky

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Aziz Sedky
Aziz Sedki.jpg
36th Prime Minister of Egypt
In office
16 January 1972 – 26 March 1973
PresidentAnwar Sadat
Preceded byMahmoud Fawzi
Succeeded byAnwar Sadat
Personal details
Born1 July 1920
Cairo, Egypt
Died25 January 2008 (aged 87)
Paris, France
Political partyArab Socialist Union
Spouse(s)Leila Sioufi

Aziz Sedky (Arabic: عزيز صدقي; 1 July 1920 – 25 January 2008) former Prime Minister of Egypt.[1] In 1953 he was appointed technical advisor to the prime minister. In 1956 he became the first Egyptian Minister of Industry. In 1964 he was appointed Deputy Prime Minister for Industry and Mineral Resources, and then the advisor to the President of the Republic in production affairs in 1966.

Sedky held the position of Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources in 1968, and became a member of the National Assembly in 1969. In 1970 he became a member of the Supreme Council for Civil Defense , and a member of the Higher Committee for Preparation for the Battle of 1972.

He was born in Cairo in 1920, graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University (Department of Architecture) in 1944, and received a doctorate in regional planning and industrialization from Harvard University in the United States in 1950. In 1951, Dr. Aziz Sedky worked as a teacher at the Faculty of Engineering. He died at the age of 87 on 25 January 2008 in Paris, France.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Death of Former Egyptian Prime Minister Aziz Sedki". Arab Democracy Foundation. 2008-01-26. Archived from the original on 3 October 2011. Retrieved 2008-02-24.
Political offices
Preceded by
Mahmoud Fawzi
Prime Minister of Egypt
16 January 1972 – 26 March 1973
Succeeded by
Anwar Sadat