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Mohamed ElBaradei

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Mohamed ElBaradei
محمد البرادعيه
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Vice-President of Egypt
Interim
In office
14 July 2013 – 14 August 2013
President Adly Mansour (Interim)
Preceded by Mahmoud Mekki
Succeeded by Office abolished
Leader of the Constitution Party
In office
28 April 2012 – 14 August 2013
Deputy George Isaac
Preceded by Office established
Succeeded by Sayed El-Masry
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
In office
1 December 1997 – 30 November 2009
Preceded by Hans Blix
Succeeded by Yukiya Amano
Personal details
Born Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei
17 June 1942 (1942-06-17) (age 75)
Cairo, Egypt
Political party Constitution Party
Spouse(s) Aida El-Kachef
Children 2
Residence Vienna, Austria
Alma mater Cairo University
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
New York University
Website Official website

Mohamed ElBaradei[note 1] (born June 17, 1942) is an Egyptian scientist, administrator, politician, diplomat and 2005 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

ElBaradei was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. He has a doctorate in International law.

Career[change | change source]

ElBaradei is best known as the former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (1997-2009). The IAEA is an inter-governmental organization related to the United Nations. It is based in Vienna and tries to bring about the peaceful use of nuclear energy. ElBaradei and the IAEA were both awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. They won the prize for their efforts in Iraq, finding that there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

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Notes[change | change source]

  1. Mohamed ElBaradei (Arabic: محمد البرادعي)

References[change | change source]

  1. NobelPrize.org, "Mohamed ElBaradei"; retrieved 2012-9-19.

Other websites[change | change source]

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