Gamal Abdel Nasser 1918 – 1970, second President of Egypt, 1956 - 1970. He planned the overthrow of the Egyptian monarchy. On 18 June 1953, the Egyptian monarchy was abolished and the Republic of Egypt declared, with General Naguib as its first president, after assuming power, Nasser and the "Association of Free Officers" expected to become the "guardians of the people's interests" against the monarchy and the pasha class while leaving the day-to-day tasks of government to civilians.
Anwar El Sadat - Third president of Egypt that took the country to a whole new direction of bringing power to the people. He knew there would be a good chance he would be assassinated for trying to bring peace in the region.
"Understood, Assessed, Ready. THE LEBANON BUILDUP, accomplished and continuing, was thus the best evidence the U.S. had ever had of "NOT WAR, BUT LIKE WAR" . . . . , the U.S. could take pride in that the armed forces had measured up in Lebanon in a way that showed they could measure up anywhere, anytime. Said one member of the J.C.S: "It went the way it was planned to go. -- TIME Magazine, July 28, 1958 (COVER: Gamal Abdel Nasser, second President of Egypt, serving from 1956 until his…
Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein ~ second President of Egypt from 1956 until his death. A colonel in the Egyptian Army, Nasser planned and led the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, which overthrew the monarchy of Farouk