|Vice-President of Egypt|
14 July 2013 – 14 August 2013
|President||Adly Mansour (Interim)|
|Preceded by||Mahmoud Mekki|
|Succeeded by||Office abolished|
|Leader of the Constitution Party|
28 April 2012 – 14 August 2013
|Preceded by||Office established|
|Succeeded by||Sayed El-Masry|
|Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency|
1 December 1997 – 30 November 2009
|Preceded by||Hans Blix|
|Succeeded by||Yukiya Amano|
Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei
17 June 1942
|Political party||Constitution Party|
|Alma mater||Cairo University|
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
New York University
Mohamed ElBaradei[note 1] (born June 17, 1942) is an Egyptian scientist, administrator, politician, diplomat and 2005 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Peace.
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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References[change | change source]
- ↑ NobelPrize.org, "Mohamed ElBaradei"; retrieved 2012-9-19.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Mohamed ElBaradei at Wikimedia Commons