Egypt

Egypt

Egypt Country Profile

• Independence gained from the United Kingdom on the 28th of February 1922
• Republic Declared 18 June 1953
• Post-monarch Constitution adopted in 1956, updated in 2014.
• Presidents (Political Party):
o Abdel Fattah el-Sisi: 2014 (incumbent) (Independent)
Adly Mansour: 2013 – 2014 (acting President) (Independent)
o Muhammad Morsi: 2012 – 2013 (deposed) (Freedom and Justice Party)
o Hosni Mubarak: 1993 – 2011 (National Democratic Party)
o Sufi Abu Taleb: 1981 (acting President) (National Democratic Party)
o Anwar Sedat: 1971 – 1981 (assassinated) (Arab Socalist Union and National Democratic Party)
o Anwar Sedat: 1970 – 1971 (Acting President) (Arab Socalist Union and National Democratic Party)
o Gamal Abdel Nasser: 1956 – 1970 (National Union and Arab Socialist Union) (Died in office)
o Muhammad Naguib: 1953 – 1954 (Military / Liberation Rally)
• Population: 88,9 Million (2015 estimate)
• HDI rank: 0.682