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Sofy Abu Taleb
Zakariyah Mohey El-Din – President for two days
Mohammed Hosni Mubarak
The Fatimids founded in Egypt in the year 969, was the fourth Islamic Caliphate and belonged to the Isma'ili Shi'a school of faith.
The Abbasids ruled from 133H/750AC to 656H/1258AC. They were the descendents of al-Abbass, uncle of Prophet Mohammed (peace be upon him).
Anwar al-Sadat played a significant part in recent Middle East politics until his death in 1981.
Gamal Abdel Nasser was a pivotal figure in the recent history of the Middle East and played a highly prominent role in the 1956 Suez Crisis.