Kamal Ganzouri

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Kamal Ganzouri
كمال الجنزورى
46th Prime Minister of Egypt
In office
7 December 2011 – 2 August 2012
PresidentMohamed Hussein Tantawi (Acting)
Mohamed Morsi
Preceded byEssam Sharaf
Succeeded byHesham Qandil
In office
2 January 1996 – 5 October 1999
PresidentHosni Mubarak
Preceded byAtef Sedky
Succeeded byAtef Ebeid
Personal details
Born(1933-01-12)12 January 1933
Monufia, Egypt
Died31 March 2021(2021-03-31) (aged 88)
New Cairo, Egypt
Political partyNational Democratic Party (Before 1999)
Independent (1999–2021)
Alma materMichigan State University

Kamal Ganzouri (Arabic: كمال الجنزورى, IPA: [kæˈmæːl elɡænˈzuːɾi]‎; 12 January 1933 – 31 March 2021) was an Egyptian economist and politician. He was the Prime Minister of Egypt from 7 December 2011 to 24 July 2012. He was also prime minister from 1996 to 1999.[1] He succeeded Atef Sedki and was succeeded by Atef Ebeid. He was called Minister of the Poor and the Opposition Minister. This was because of how he dealt with poor people and the opposition. Before becoming prime minister, Ganzouri was Minister of Planning and International Cooperation.[2] On 24 November 2011, Egypt's military rulers made him prime minister.[3] He took office on 7 December 2011.[4]

Ganzouri died in Cairo on 31 March 2021 at the age of 88.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Fisk, Robert (1996) "Vision of death that Cairo views through Ray-Bans", The Independent, 29 October 1996, Retrieved 13 February 2010.
  2. Africa research bulletin, Volume 22, Retrieved 13 February 20103
  3. Egypt military 'appoint Kamal Ganzouri as new PM', BBC News, 24 November 2011
  4. Egyptian prime minister given added powers, swears in cabinet, CNN, 7 December 2011, retrieved 7 December 2011
  5. Former Egyptian PM Kamal al-Ganzouri dies aged 88