14 Facts About Adly Mansour


Adly Mahmoud Mansour is an Egyptian judge and politician who served as the president of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt.


Adly Mansour served as interim president of Egypt from 4 July 2013 to 8 June 2014 following the 2013 Egyptian coup d'etat by the military which deposed President Mohamed Morsi.


Adly Mansour was sworn into office in front of the Supreme Constitutional Court on 4 July 2013.


Adly Mansour graduated from Cairo University Law School in 1967, earned a postgraduate degree in law in 1969, studied economics and earned a postgraduate degree in management science from Cairo University in 1970.


Adly Mansour later attended France's Ecole nationale d'administration and graduated in 1977.


Adly Mansour spent six years in Saudi Arabia in the 1980s, working as an adviser to the Saudi Ministry of Commerce.


Adly Mansour was appointed to the Supreme Constitutional Court in 1992.

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Adly Mansour later served as Vice President of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt until 1 July 2013, when he became President of the SCC following his appointment to the position by President Morsi on 19 May.


Adly Mansour did not have the opportunity to swear the oath as president of the SCC until 4 July 2013, right before he swore the presidential oath.


Adly Mansour's appointment was announced on television by the minister of defense Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.


Adly Mansour briefly restored the position of the Vice President, which was abolished with the adoption of the current constitution on 26 December 2012, and nominated opposition leader Mohammed ElBaradei to the post in an acting capacity on 7 July 2013.


Adly Mansour made his first trip abroad as Interim President on 8 October 2013, to Saudi Arabia, a key backer of the ousting of Morsi.


On 19 September 2013, Adly Mansour announced that he would not run for the presidency, saying that he would return to his position as the head of the constitutional court.


Adly Mansour is married and has a son and two daughters.