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Mubarak, Hosni

Syllabification: Mu·ba·rak, Hosni
Pronunciation: /mo͝oˈbärək

Definition of Mubarak, Hosni in English:

( 1928-), Egyptian statesman; president 1981–2011; full name Muhammad Hosni Said Mubarak. He did much to establish closer links among Egypt and other Arab nations, while opposing militant Islamic fundamentalism in Egypt. After failing to subdue a movement of protest against his administration in 2011, he was forced to resign.

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