Mohamed ElBaradei

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Mohamed ElBaradei
محمد البرادعيه
Vice-President of Egypt
In office
14 July 2013 – 14 August 2013
PresidentAdly Mansour (Interim)
Preceded byMahmoud Mekki
Succeeded byOffice abolished
Leader of the Constitution Party
In office
28 April 2012 – 14 August 2013
DeputyGeorge Isaac
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded bySayed El-Masry
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
In office
1 December 1997 – 30 November 2009
Preceded byHans Blix
Succeeded byYukiya Amano
Personal details
Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei

(1942-06-17) 17 June 1942 (age 81)
Cairo, Egypt
Political partyConstitution Party
Spouse(s)Aida El-Kachef
ResidenceVienna, Austria
Alma materCairo University
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
New York University
WebsiteOfficial 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., "Mohamed ElBaradei"; retrieved 2012-9-19.

Other websites[change | change source]

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