12 Facts About Aziz Sedky


Aziz Sedky was an Egyptian politician and engineer.

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Aziz Sedky was born in Cairo, Egypt, on 1 July 1920.

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Aziz Sedky graduated with a degree in engineering from Cairo University in 1944.

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Aziz Sedky went on to earn a doctorate in economic planning from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Aziz Sedky was appointed as a technical adviser to the Egyptian prime minister's office in 1955, a few years after the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.

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Aziz Sedky next served as a full-time member of the services board until 1956.

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In 1956, Aziz Sedky was appointed as Egypt's Minister of Industry by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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Aziz Sedky was promoted to Deputy Prime Minister for Industry and Mineral resources in 1964.

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In November 1970, Aziz Sedky was further elevated to Egypt's deputy prime minister for production and trade.

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Aziz Sedky became Prime Minister of Egypt on 16 January 1972, following the resignation of Mahmoud Fawzi.

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Aziz Sedky remained Prime Minister until 26 March 1973 when he was succeeded as Prime Minister by Anwar Sadat.

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Aziz Sedky died at the age of 87 on 25 January 2008, at the Hospital Europeen Georges Pompidou in Paris, France.

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